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Headword: Ἰότητι
Adler number: iota,425
Translated headword: by will
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] by desire, by decision.[1]
"Artemis, by your will may the knucklebone-loving daughter of Lykomedeios have marriage and offspring."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰότητι: βουλήσει, γνώμῃ. Ἄρτεμι, σῇ δ' ἰότητι γάμος θ' ἅμα καὶ γένος εἴη τῇ Λυκομηδείου παιδὶ φιλαστραγάλῃ.
[1] Epic noun, almost always (as here) in the dative. From a scholion on Homer, Iliad 5.874, where it occurs; similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.276.5-6 (Antipater); quoted again at lambda 810.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; poetry; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 May 2006@22:20:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 2 June 2006@04:17:32.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 13 January 2013@05:49:19.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 April 2015@00:26:48.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 23 January 2019@02:15:28.


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