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Headword: Γένυσι
Adler number: gamma,158
Translated headword: with jaws
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] with cheeks.[1]
In the Epigrams: "and [the lion] closed his bloody jaw, and as if possessed whirled his spinning mane about his neck."[2]
Greek Original:
Γένυσι: σιαγόσιν. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: χὠ μὲν ἐνέκλεισεν φονίαν γένυν, ἐκ δὲ τενόντων ἔνθους ῥομβητὴν ἐστροφάλιζε φόβην.
Notes:
cf. gamma 156, gamma 157.
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 11.416, where the dative plural headword occurs (in a simile about hunting-dogs).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.218.7-8 (Alcaeus), the dedication of a eunuch priest of Cybele (Kybele, cf. kappa 2586) who escaped from a lion by beating his timbrels; cf. Gow and Page, vol. I (9) and vol. II (24-26) and further extracts from this epigram at alpha 388, theta 526, pi 952, pi 2954, tau 316, and omega 89.
References:
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge 1965)
Keywords: definition; epic; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; meter and music; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@15:59:42.
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