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Headword: Μιλτοπάρῃαι νῆες
Adler number: mu,1070
Translated headword: miltos-cheeked ships, red-cheeked ships
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] ones with dyed prows.
Greek Original:
Μιλτοπάρῃαι νῆες: βεβαμμένας ἔχουσαι τὰς πρώρας.
Notes:
From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.637 (web address 1), where the headword phrase occurs.
For miltos cf. mu 1069 and (esp.) mu 1071; and for this naval application see Casson 45.
Reference:
Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1995)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; imagery; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 May 2003@09:14:39.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented headword, cosmetics, added link, set status) on 1 June 2003@04:32:10.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 June 2003@04:41:12.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2013@07:34:43.

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