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Headword: *xeimerino\s kairo/s
Adler number: chi,233
Translated headword: wintry season, wintry time
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
*xeimerino\s kairo/s.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (142); and cf. ps.-Herodian 150.
The headword phrase (for its adjective, see under kappa 2654) is probably quoted from the scholia to Hesiod, Theogony 148 (citing Chrysippus), on the three sons of Earth and Heaven: Kottos, Briareos and Gyges. Each is equated with a season of the year: Kottos with the angry heat of summer, Briareos with spring growth, and Gyges with winter.
Keywords: chronology; daily life; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 December 2007@00:03:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; another keyword) on 5 December 2007@03:50:54.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 April 2011@08:38:14.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@04:09:37.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 November 2013@10:55:45.
David Whitehead (coding) on 1 June 2016@03:23:42.


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