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Headword: Ἐνοπή
Adler number: epsilon,1390
Translated headword: battle-noise
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] war, battle.
Homer [writes]: "the Trojans came on with screeching and crying, like birds."[1]
And elsewhere: "not like the trappings of battle, but of choruses, with which you adorn the bridal chamber [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐνοπή: πόλεμος, μάχη. Ὅμηρος: Τρῶες μὲν κλαγγῇ ἐνοπῇ τ' ἴσαν, ὄρνιθες ὥς. καὶ αὖθις: οἷά περ οὐκ ἐνοπᾶς, ἀλλὰ χορῶν ἔναρα, οἷς θάλαμον κοσμεῖτε γαμήλιον.
See generally LSJ s.v.
[1] Homer, Iliad 3.2. (See kappa 1697 and the note there.)
[2] Greek Anthology 6.163.6-7; cf. epsilon 1124.
Keywords: definition; epic; gender and sexuality; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 May 2007@00:58:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 13 May 2007@04:08:11.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 28 August 2012@04:52:59.
David Whitehead on 26 February 2013@06:24:38.


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