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Headword: Αἰγίς
Adler number: alphaiota,61
Translated headword: storm
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] cloudburst/squall. Pherecrates in Ant-people [writes]: "oh unlucky me, a storm, a storm is arriving!"[1]
Greek Original:
Αἰγίς: καταιγίς. Φερεκράτης Μυρμηκανθρώποις: οἴμοι κακοδαίμων, αἰγίς, αἰγὶς ἔρχεται.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica.
cf. alphaiota 44, mu 1443.
[1] Pherecrates fr. 117 Kock, now 118 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 October 2002@23:55:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 29 October 2002@04:12:09.
David Whitehead (more notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 May 2012@05:52:02.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 27 January 2014@04:39:15.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 26 December 2014@04:12:24.

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