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Headword: Anthemidôn
Adler number: alpha,2486
Translated headword: blossoms
Vetting Status: high
"And Artemis, let the running Graces tread this grove, their light sandals on blossoms."[1] Meaning flowers.
Also [sc. attested is] Anthemides, a patronymic.[2]
Greek Original:
Anthemidôn: alsos d', Artemi touto, kai an Charitessi theousais eiê ep' anthemidôn sumbola koupha balein. anti tou antheôn. kai Anthemidês, patrônumikon.
The headword, probably extracted from the quotation given (though there are extant alternatives), is genitive plural.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.267.5-6 (which has sa/mbala for what appears here as su/mbola).
[2] Simoesius, son of Anthemion (Homer, Iliad 4.488).
Keywords: botany; clothing; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 July 2000@00:24:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes keywords; cosmetics) on 13 August 2002@05:02:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 March 2012@04:33:37.
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