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Headword: Χαλκοκρότων
Adler number: chi,51
Translated headword: brazen-hoofed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] brazen-footed. That is, having strong hooves; for what happens is that the ground resonates and rings out, hammered by the feet of the horses.
Greek Original:
Χαλκοκρότων: χαλκοπόδων. τουτέστι τὰς ὁπλὰς ἰσχυρὰς ἐχόντων: συμβαίνει γὰρ ἠχεῖν τὴν γῆν καὶ κτυπεῖν, ἐπικρουομένην τοῖς ποσὶ τῶν ἵππων.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 552, where the headword (genitive plural) occurs, of horses: web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2007@07:51:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 4 June 2007@01:10:39.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 4 June 2007@01:14:30.
David Whitehead on 4 June 2007@03:24:23.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@06:45:25.


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