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Headword: Λήδας υἱέε
Adler number: lambda,406
Translated headword: Leda's (two) sons
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Castor and Polydeuces [Pollux].
Greek Original:
Λήδας υἱέε: Κάστωρ καὶ Πολυδεύκης.
Notes:
a.k.a. the Dioskouroi (delta 1209).
The present headword phrase, grammatically dual, is otherwise attested only in Julian, On the Deeds of the Emperor 25, and is presumably quoted from there. (For something comparable see Theocritus, Idylls 22.1.
For Leda see lambda 407; and cf. alpha 1897, alpha 4309, delta 1209, tau 1169.
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; poetry; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 24 July 2008@20:06:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweak, status) on 25 July 2008@00:44:42.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; tweak) on 25 July 2008@03:13:40.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 17 April 2013@08:02:43.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 April 2015@23:31:23.

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