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Headword: Ἠριγένειαν
Adler number: eta,513
Translated headword: Erigeneia, early-born
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] her who gives birth to the dawn.[1]
"Nor do you stir the tips of your wings warmed by the sparkling of bright-eyed Erigeneia [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἠριγένειαν: τὴν τὸν ὄρθρον γεννῶσαν. οὐδ' ὑπὸ μαρμαρυγῇ θαλερώπιδος ἠριγενείης ἄκρα παραιθύσσεις θαλπομένην πτερύγων.
Notes:
The headword is in the accusative case, quoted from somewhere (probably Homer, Odyssey 23.347).
[1] Similar glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Iliad 1.477.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.204.3-4 (with θαλπομένων rather than the Suda's θαλπομένην ), of a bird; quoted already at alphaiota 159, and see also theta 15.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; mythology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 October 2006@01:22:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 31 October 2006@03:06:14.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 December 2012@06:50:33.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 23 December 2012@21:50:15.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 28 January 2014@03:34:07.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 February 2014@00:03:27.

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