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Headword: Ἰνίον
Adler number: iota,378
Translated headword: nape of the neck
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] sinew.[1]
From the base of the brain to the wide tendons, which seem to constitute our strength.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰνίον: νεῦρον. ἀπὸ τῆς τοῦ ἐγκεφάλου βάσεως ἐπὶ τὰ πλατέα νεῦρα, ἃ δὴ τὴν ἰσχὺν ἡμῶν ἔχειν δοκεῖ.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon and Hesychius iota679 (where Latte claims the headword as quoted from Homer, Iliad 5.73).
[2] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 470.328-330.
cf. iota 360, iota 376, iota 603.
Keywords: definition; epic; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 April 2006@16:58:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 1 May 2006@04:39:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 11 January 2013@08:50:14.
Catharine Roth (expanded abbreviation) on 10 April 2015@00:25:08.

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