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Headword: *luko/stomos
Adler number: lambda,819
Translated headword: wolf-mouth
Vetting Status: high
[Wolf-mouth] and krasicholos: names of an anchovy; that is, of a grayling.[1]
And elsewhere: "he passed not from men into [being] a wolf, as in the Arcadian story, but from a king into a harsh tyrant".[2]
Greek Original:
*luko/stomos kai\ *krasi/xolos: e)pi/qeta a)fu/hs: o(/ e)stin e)ggrau/lews. kai\ au)=qis: ou) lu/kos e)c a)nqrw/pwn, kata\ to\n *)arkadiko\n mu=qon, a)lla\ tu/rannos e)k basile/ws a)pe/bh pikro/s.
[1] For the first of these see Aelian, History of Animals 8.18, 13.2; and cf. alpha 4660.
[2] Polybius 7.13.7 -- abridged: he attributes 'the Arcadian story' to Plato (Republic 565D) -- on Philip V of Macedon (phi 355).
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery; philosophy; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 January 2007@07:35:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 January 2007@21:28:58.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2 and keywords) on 23 January 2007@03:08:09.
David Whitehead (typo) on 5 May 2008@09:51:31.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 April 2013@09:41:10.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 June 2020@00:57:18.


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