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Headword: *)/ammwn
Adler number: alpha,1638
Translated headword: Ammon
Vetting Status: high
Name of a Greek[1] god.
Aristophanes in Birds [writes]: "we are your Ammon, Delphi, Dodona, Phoebus Apollo; for you come to the birds first before starting your work."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/ammwn: o)/noma qeou= *(ellhnikou=. *)aristofa/nhs *)/ornisin: e)sme\n d' u(mi=n *)/ammwn, *delfoi/, *dwdw/nh, *foi=bos *)apo/llwn: e)lqo/ntes ga\r prw=ton e)s o)/rnis ou(/tw pro\s e)/rga tra/pesqe.
OCD(4) s.v. (pp.71-2).
[1] Or, "pagan"; cf. in any event at pi 147.
[2] Aristophanes, Birds 716-7.
Keywords: comedy; definition; geography; religion; zoology
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 July 1999@14:41:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added bibliography and keyword; cosmetics) on 2 March 2001@04:30:37.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 April 2006@12:36:11.
Catharine Roth (added note) on 24 February 2010@01:16:02.
David Whitehead (more keywords; raised status) on 2 August 2011@05:21:34.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 16 February 2012@05:02:57.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@05:25:53.


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