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Headword: Ἀθρήνιον
Adler number: alpha,755
Translated headword: wasps'-nest
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The place of Muses.
Greek Original:
Ἀθρήνιον: ὁ Μουσῶν τόπος.
Notes:
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon (764).
For the more usual spelling of the word, beginning an- (cf. alpha 753), see LSJ s.v. (web address 1 below), which cites the phrase "wasps'-nest of contented Muses" (Comica adespota fr. 22 Kock, now 480 K.-A., referring to Sophocles).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; imagery; mythology; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 December 1999@02:28:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 January 2001@08:34:23.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 15 May 2006@04:55:33.
Jennifer Benedict (added link) on 19 March 2008@14:52:46.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 1 August 2011@10:00:48.
David Whitehead (another note) on 22 January 2012@05:31:28.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@04:33:26.
David Whitehead on 2 May 2015@10:45:25.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 2 May 2015@23:53:17.
David Whitehead (coding) on 12 July 2015@04:00:20.

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