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Headword: Εἰκών
Adler number: epsiloniota,93
Translated headword: image
Vetting Status: high
[Genitive] εἰκόνος : [meaning] a likeness.
David [says]: "Lord, in your city you will despise their image". For the image has an ephemeral bloom.[1]
"Two images of the city lying in exceeding beauty."[2]
Greek Original:
Εἰκών, εἰκόνος: ὁμοίωμα. Δαβίδ: κύριε, ἐν τῇ πόλει σου τὴν εἰκόνα αὐτῶν ἐξουδενώσεις. ἡ γὰρ εἰκὼν πρόσκαιρον ἔχει τὸ ἄνθος. εἰκόνας δύο κειμένας τῆς πόλεως ἐν πάνυ καλῷ.
[1] Theodoret (PG 80, 1449b) on Psalm 72:20 LXX.
[2] Quotation (in the accusative plural) unidentifiable.
Keywords: art history; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 9 June 2003@07:09:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 June 2003@07:37:47.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 21 March 2011@05:00:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 November 2012@06:35:00.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 27 December 2012@00:15:28.
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