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Headword: Αἰνοβίας
Adler number: alphaiota,227
Translated headword: terribly strong
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] warlike.[1]
"At his funeral pyre this whole city proclaimed the terribly strong Agathon who died on behalf of Abdera."[2]
Greek Original:
Αἰνοβίας: πολεμικός. Ἀβδήρων προθανόντα τὸν αἰνοβίην Ἀγάθωνα πᾶσ' ἐπὶ πυρκαϊῆς ἥδ' ἐβόησε πόλις.
[1] No equivalent entry in other lexica. For the prefix of this adjective cf. generally alphaiota 213.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.226 (attributed to Anacreon of Teos: alpha 1916). See also pi 2437.
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 January 2003@22:15:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 January 2003@03:13:31.
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