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Headword: Ἱρά
Adler number: iota,592
Translated headword: conclave, council
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] assembly.[1] And the plural [is] ἱραί . "In front of the conclaves". Homer [says this].[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱρά: ἐκκλησία: καὶ πληθυντικὸν ἱραί. ἱράων προπάροιθεν. Ὅμηρος.
[1] Better spelled εἴρη , from the root *wer- "speak" (see epsiloniota 186 etc.).
[2] Homer, Iliad 18.531 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 May 2006@12:00:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 June 2006@04:28:23.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@08:48:50.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 January 2013@01:46:13.


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