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Headword: Aennaos
Adler number: alpha,553
Translated headword: ever-flowing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is always running, that is, flowing.[1]
Justinian, "like an ever-flowing river, each day kept slaughtering and plundering his subjects."[2]
Greek Original:
Aennaos: ho aei naôn, ho esti rheôn. ho de Ioustinianos, hôsper potamos aennaos, es hêmeran hekastên edêiou te kai elêïzeto tous hupêkoous.
See also alpha 552, alpha 631.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 13.109, where the phrase 'flowing waters' occurs.
[2] Procopius, Secret History 19.10.
Keywords: biography; definition; epic; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 April 2000@09:08:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording slightly; added reference and cross-reference.) on 11 September 2000@22:27:16.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 June 2003@05:27:48.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 January 2012@03:48:42.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 27 April 2015@11:10:40.


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