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Headword: Κρείων
Adler number: kappa,2380
Translated headword: ruler
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] king. Or a leader, [one] holding sway greatly.
Greek Original:
Κρείων: βασιλεύς. ἢ ἄρχων, κρατῶν μεγάλως.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica: see the references at Photius kappa1070 Theodoridis. Scholia on Homer, Iliad, have its constituent elements: 'king' on 1.130, 2.100, etc.; 'leader' on 2.576; 'holding sway greatly' on 1.285, etc.
As a proper name, the word is spelled Κρέων in Attic.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 March 2009@03:44:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keywords, set status) on 7 March 2009@12:18:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetic) on 8 March 2009@05:37:02.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked note) on 17 March 2013@08:49:17.

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