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Headword: Ἵππευμα
Adler number: iota,531
Translated headword: chariot-ride, horseback-ride
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a journey. Aristophanes [writes]: "what a long journey you follow, driving a chariot over the starry surface of the [holy] sky."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἵππευμα: πορείαν. Ἀριστοφάνης: ὡς μακρὸν ἵππευμα διώκεις ἀστεροειδέα νῶτα διφρεύουσ' αἰθέρος.
The headword is a neuter noun, glossed as accusative rather than nominative.
[1] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 1066-67: Mnesiphilus quotes from the prologue to Euripides' lost Andromeda (fr. 114 Nauck); see already, in part, at alphaiota 122. (The only other attested instance of the headword noun also occurs in Euripides: Iphigenia in Tauris 1428.)
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 August 2001@20:28:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 29 August 2001@03:20:52.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 14 January 2013@05:20:08.


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