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Headword: Χρυσοδαίδαλτον
Adler number: chi,575
Translated headword: gold-wrought
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] valuable.
Greek Original:
Χρυσοδαίδαλτον: τίμιον.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 973 (973b Ussher): web address 1. See already delta 108, theta 520.
Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 219 had coined this compound adjective to describe a horse with fine trappings (web address 2); Aristophanes now applies it figuratively (a young man serenades his girl).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; trade and manufacture; tragedy; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 April 2008@07:48:17.
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Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 4 April 2008@11:36:14.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 6 April 2008@03:40:51.
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