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Headword: Αὔραν
Adler number: alpha,4457
Translated headword: breeze
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] wind.[1]
"The Khagan was scattering his oaths to be borne on the breezes; and all at once he raised the trumpet, the companion of war, and gathered his forces."[2]
Greek Original:
Αὔραν: πνοήν. ὁ δὲ Χαγάνος τοὺς ὅρκους ταῖς αὔραις φέρειν ἐδίδου, ἀθρόον τε τὴν πολέμῳ φίλην ἀράμενος σάλπιγγα τὰς δυνάμεις ἤθροιζεν.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword is in the accusative case, quoted from Euripides, Orestes 1427; see the scholia there.
[2] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 1.3.13-1.4.1. On 'the Khagan' see epsilon 134, chi 2, chi 3.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; religion; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 25 March 2002@03:45:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, reference) on 25 March 2002@14:26:06.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 April 2002@05:49:03.
David Whitehead (added note) on 28 August 2002@03:30:32.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and n.2) on 30 November 2005@04:50:57.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords) on 1 May 2012@03:50:57.
David Whitehead (note tweak) on 26 January 2014@05:17:09.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 July 2015@00:22:10.

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