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Headword: Ἐννοσίγαιος
Adler number: epsilon,1396
Translated headword: Earth-shaker
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he who moves the earth, creating earthquakes.
Greek Original:
Ἐννοσίγαιος: ὁ κινῶν τὴν γῆν, σεισμοὺς ποιῶν.
The headword is an Homeric epithet of Poseidon; again under omicron 251. For the gloss cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 7.455.
For another, very similar, epithet see epsilon 1398.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; mythology; religion; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 July 2006@08:50:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 10 July 2006@16:20:21.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 11 July 2006@03:11:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 28 August 2012@05:16:51.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2016@10:11:27.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 29 March 2017@02:18:03.


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