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Headword: Ἡλιομανής
Adler number: eta,232
Translated headword: sun-mad
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A term applicable to] the cicada; for it goes mad in the sun.
Greek Original:
Ἡλιομανής: ὁ τέττιξ: ἐπιμαίνεται γὰρ τῷ ἡλίῳ.
Note:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 1096, where this adjective occurs.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 August 2005@05:32:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 4 August 2005@13:48:37.
David Whitehead (added note and more keywords) on 5 August 2005@02:11:50.
David Whitehead on 13 December 2012@05:43:22.

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