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Headword: Ἕδος
Adler number: epsilon,249
Translated headword: seat
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] floor, foundation, sanctuary, temple.[1]
"And venerating the temple of fortune, his ancestral one, he prayed for (?)his return."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἕδος: ἔδαφος, ἕδρασμα, ἱερόν, ναός. τό τε τῆς τύχης ἕδος τὸ πάτριον προσκυνήσας τὴν ἐπάνοδον αἰτεῖ.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] cf. epsilon 209, epsilon 222, epsilon 248.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
Keywords: architecture; biography; definition; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 February 2006@00:48:15.
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David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 20 February 2006@03:19:57.
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