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Headword: *)epiklu/sasa
Adler number: epsilon,2395
Translated headword: flooding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning she who is] spending lavishly, paying out. "So Cleopatra even tried to buy the statue of Zeus by flooding the Eleians with lots of gold."[1]
Greek Original:
*)epiklu/sasa: e)pidayileu/sasa, katabalou=sa. h( ou)=n *kleopa/tra kai\ tou\s *)hlei/ous e)peira=to pollw=| xrusw=| e)piklu/sasa to\ a)/galma tou= *dio\s pri/asqai.
The headword is aorist active participle of the verb e)piklu/zw, feminine nominative singular; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 58d Domingo-Forasté (55 Hercher). For Cleopatra see generally kappa 1728.
Keywords: art history; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 November 2007@01:54:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; x-ref; cosmetics) on 2 November 2007@04:29:05.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 2) on 15 February 2012@01:09:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 14 October 2012@05:57:48.
David Whitehead on 28 January 2016@07:14:56.


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