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Headword: Αἱμοπότης
Adler number: alphaiota,207
Translated headword: blood-drinker
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a murderer.
Greek Original:
Αἱμοπότης: ὁ φονεύς.
Notes:
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras.
LSJ s.v. gloss the headword as a variant of αἱματοπώτης (Aristophanes, Knights 198); cf. alphaiota 194. The feminine αἱμοπότις is an epithet of Hecate.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 January 2003@23:05:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 9 January 2003@02:57:56.
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