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Headword: Κράνεια
Adler number: kappa,2322
Translated headword: dog-wood [spear]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A spear [made] out of dog-wood. In the Epigrams: "stand fast here, man-killing dog-wood [spear]; baleful bronze, no longer let blood drip from the ends of torches."[1]
Greek Original:
Κράνεια: ἐκ κρανείας δόρυ. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἕσταθι τῇδε κράνεια βροτοκτόνε, μηδ' ἔτι λυγρὸν χάλκεον ἀμφ' ὄνυχα στάζε φόνον δαί̈δων.
Note:
[1] Greek Anthology 6.123.1-2.
Keywords: botany; definition; imagery; military affairs; poetry; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 5 January 2009@11:10:26.
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Catharine Roth (added note and keyword, set status) on 5 January 2009@14:30:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 January 2009@03:22:23.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@05:28:23.

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