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Headword: Ἐγχεία
Adler number: epsilon,178
Translated headword: lance, spear
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[...] and the lance which often tasted the enemies' guts."
Greek Original:
Ἐγχεία. ἀντιβίων τε πολλάκις ἐγχείην γευσαμένην χολάδων.
Notes:
Greek Anthology 6.81.1-2 (Paul the Silentiary), again at chi 377.
The headword is the Attic nominative singular; in the quotation, the word appears in the epic/Ionic accusative singular.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 February 2006@18:36:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 3 February 2006@03:23:46.
David Whitehead on 27 July 2012@06:22:55.

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