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Headword: Ἰδαῖος
Adler number: iota,91
Translated headword: Idaios, Idaeus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
of Rhodes; son of Lissos; epic poet. By interpolating line upon line he doubled [in size] the poetry of Homer. He also wrote other works: Rhodia, in 3 books of epic verse.
Greek Original:
Ἰδαῖος, Ῥόδιος, υἱὸς Λισσοῦ, ἐποποιός: παρεμβαλὼν στίχον στίχῳ ἐδίπλασε τὴν ποίησιν Ὁμήρου. ἔγραψε καὶ ἄλλα: Ῥόδια εἰς ἔπη #22γ#.
Note:
Date unknown.
Reference:
H. Lloyd-Jones and P. Parsons, Supplementum Hellenisticum (Berlin 1983) 250.
Keywords: biography; epic; geography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 October 2004@08:03:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 12 October 2004@00:51:45.
David Whitehead (added note and bibliography) on 12 October 2004@05:04:10.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2013@08:43:34.

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