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Headword: Ἴσας δ' ὑσμίνῃ κεφαλὰς ἔχον
Adler number: iota,614
Translated headword: combat held equal heads
Vetting Status: high
The battle of the Greeks, he is saying, and of the foreigners was even-headed.
Greek Original:
Ἴσας δ' ὑσμίνῃ κεφαλὰς ἔχον: ἥ τε τῶν Ἑλλήνων, φησί, καὶ ἡ τῶν βαρβάρων μάχη ἰσοκέφαλος ἦν.
The headword phrase, on which the gloss comments, is a garbled version of Homer, Iliad 11.72 (web address 1).
For 'combat' see upsilon 679.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: epic; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 June 2006@08:10:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 12 June 2006@01:06:39.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 12 June 2006@06:06:24.


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