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Headword: Αἰπύς
Adler number: alphaiota,276
Translated headword: lofty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who/which is destructive.
Greek Original:
Αἰπύς: ὁ ὀλέθριος.
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras; comparably, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
A common Homeric phrase is αἰπὺς ὄλεθρος , "death being regarded as the plunge from a high precipice" (LSJ s.v.).
cf. alphaiota 274, alphaiota 275, alphaiota 277.
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 February 2003@20:46:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 23 February 2003@06:02:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 16 May 2012@05:16:13.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 30 November 2015@03:30:03.


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