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Headword: Κόκλης
Adler number: kappa,1921
Translated headword: Cocles, One-Eyed
Vetting Status: high
Horatius the Roman was mutilated in the eye and [therefore] called Cocles; for Romans call the eye an oculus.
Greek Original:
Κόκλης: ἐπηρώθη Ὡράτιος ὁ Ῥωμαῖος τὸν ὀφθαλμὸν καὶ ἐπεκλήθη Κόκλης: τὸν γὰρ ὀφθαλμὸν ὀκολοὺμ καλοῦσι Ῥωμαῖοι.
cf. omicron 118.
On Horatius see epsilon 1610 and the note there.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2001@05:33:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 29 November 2002@00:56:01.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 29 November 2002@03:41:49.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@09:18:15.
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