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Headword: Γλυκύθυμος
Adler number: gamma,314
Translated headword: sweet-spirited
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] tender-hearted.
Greek Original:
Γλυκύθυμος: ἁπαλόψυχος.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword is probably quoted here from Homer, Iliad 20.467.
Aristophanes uses the word in the sense "charming the mind" (Lysistrata 551, Clouds 705); cf. alpha 3072 = upsilon 443.
Keywords: comedy; definition; epic; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 July 2002@00:22:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 2 September 2002@10:30:51.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 21 August 2009@07:47:42.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 24 August 2009@20:06:52.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 8 June 2012@06:52:01.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@05:56:17.

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