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Headword: Χρυσηλάκατος
Adler number: chi,562
Translated headword: golden-distaffed, golden-spindled
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] she [who is] beautiful-bowed, she [who is] golden-bowed.
Greek Original:
Χρυσηλάκατος: ἡ καλλίτοξος, ἡ χρυσότοξος.
Note:
Epic/poetic epithet of Artemis and other goddesses: misinterpreted here, and in Hesychius and other lexica, and by scholiasts on Homer, Iliad 16.183 and 20.70. For the distaff, see eta 190.
Keywords: definition; epic; military affairs; mythology; poetry; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 June 2007@19:29:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; more keywords; cosmetics) on 6 June 2007@03:02:17.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@04:16:36.

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