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Headword: Ἕσπερος, ὃς κάλλιστα
Adler number: epsilon,3188
Translated headword: Hesperus who [is] most beautiful
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Here [Homer] calls the Evening star (Hesperus) most beautiful, but elsewhere he calls the Morning star most brilliant.
Greek Original:
Ἕσπερος, ὃς κάλλιστα: νῦν τὸν Ἕσπερον λέγει κάλλιστον, ἐν ἄλλῳ δὲ τὸν Ἑωσφόρον φαάντατον.
Notes:
From a scholion on Homer, Iliad 22.318 (text at web address 1); "elsewhere" refers to Odyssey 13.93 (web address 2).
On the identification of evening and morning stars, see epsilon 3187.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: epic; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 October 2001@17:35:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 20 October 2001@06:48:39.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2012@09:00:41.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2012@09:01:10.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 1 November 2012@00:40:12.

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