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Headword: Λιπαροκρήδεμνος
Adler number: lambda,585
Translated headword: bright-veiled
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] she who has a valuable veil.[1]
"Bright-veiled Charis — if we may quote Homer — wrought you with her own hands."[2]
Greek Original:
Λιπαροκρήδεμνος: ἡ πολύτιμον κρήδεμνον ἔχουσα. ἡ λιπαροκρήδεμνος, ἵν' εἴπωμεν καθ' Ὅμηρον, χερσί σε ταῖς ἰδίαις ἐξεπόνησε Χάρις.
Notes:
[1] Epithet used in Homer, Iliad 18.382 (referring to Charis: web address 1), and in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Similar entry in the Ambrosian Lexicon, according to Adler.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.61.5-6.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 16 June 2009@05:32:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 June 2009@10:10:39.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, upgraded link, raised status) on 16 June 2009@11:31:12.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 21 April 2013@00:21:08.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2013@05:00:58.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 13 April 2015@00:12:30.

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