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Headword: Ἐνημμένος
Adler number: epsilon,1312
Translated headword: clad in, fitted with
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he who has been] clothed in.[1]
"Clad in the hide of the all-seeing [Argus]."[2]
Also, "Heracles used the lion-skin, clad in [it] around his body."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐνημμένος: περιβεβλημένος. τὴν τοῦ πανόπτου διφθέραν ἐνημμένος. καί, ὁ Ἡρακλῆς ἐχρῆτο τῇ λεοντῇ περὶ τὸ σῶμα ἐνημμένος.
[1] The headword is perfect middle-passive participle of ἐνάπτω , masculine nominative singular; presumably extracted from the first quotation which follows but also illustrated by the second.
[2] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 80 (web address 1).
[3] Adler tentatively attributes this quotation to Nicolaus of Damascus (nu 393), two of whose fragments concern Heracles. And see generally lambda 253.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; mythology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 May 2007@01:17:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 13 May 2007@04:14:31.
David Whitehead on 26 August 2012@07:51:42.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2016@03:39:20.


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