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Headword: Amaimaketou
Adler number: alpha,1542
Translated headword: irresistible, stubborn
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] inexhaustible.
In the Epigrams: "he dedicated the horns not torn apart, the support of a stubborn head."[1]
Greek Original:
Amaimaketou: akataponêtou. en Epigrammasi: ou dicha bursas thêken amaimaketou kratos ereisma kera.
The headword adjective (on which see generally LSJ s.v.) is in the genitive singular, quoted from somewhere. It might be extracted from the quotation given but is more likely to come from Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 176 (of fire), the scholia to which have the present gloss.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.115.5-6.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 August 2000@13:33:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@03:40:23.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 13 February 2012@07:35:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 March 2012@23:30:01.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@03:53:36.


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