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Headword: Ἱμάσθλην
Adler number: iota,336
Translated headword: thong
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a whip.[1]
In the Epigrams: "[...] together with the oar-handle, the thong of the ship [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱμάσθλην: μάστιγα. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: κώπην θ' ἅμα νηὸς ἱμάσθλην.
[1] The headword is accusative singular of this feminine noun; cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 8.43, where it occurs (web address 1); also in other lexica.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.28.1 (Julian, prefect of Egypt); cf. iota 755.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 April 2006@18:59:41.
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David Whitehead (another keyword) on 17 April 2006@03:53:00.
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Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 17 January 2019@02:27:55.
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