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Headword: Ἱμερόεντα
Adler number: iota,350
Translated headword: delightful
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] lovely.[1]
[Meaning] shining.[2]
In the Epigrams: "Kythereia herself granted you to have the delightful girdle from her breasts."[3]
Also [sc. attested is the nominative] ἱμερόεις , [meaning] desirable.
Greek Original:
Ἱμερόεντα: ἐράσμιον. λάμποντα. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: αὐτή σοι Κυθέρεια τὸν ἱμερόεντ' ἀπὸ μαστῶν κεστὸν ἔδωκεν ἔχειν. καὶ Ἱμερόεις, ὁ ἐπιθυμητικός.
cf. generally iota 351, iota 352, iota 353, iota 354.
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 3.397, where the headword (accusative singular) occurs. See further, next note.
[2] Besides the scholion (see preceding note), also in other lexica.
[3] Greek Anthology 6.88.1-2 (Antiphanes the Macedonian). On the magic girdle of 'Kythereia' (= Aphrodite: kappa 2628), see kappa 1427 and kappa 1428.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 April 2006@18:36:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.2 and keywords; cosmetics) on 14 April 2006@03:10:19.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 January 2013@06:21:50.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 18 January 2019@01:25:51.


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