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Headword: Μελιηδής
Adler number: mu,505
Translated headword: honey-sweet
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the sweetest.[1] And Homer [writes]: "[A] robbed [B] of honey-sweet life".[2]
Greek Original:
Μελιηδής: ὁ γλυκύτατος. καὶ Ὅμηρος: μελιηδέα θυμὸν ἀπηύρα.
Notes:
[1] Similarly glossed already in Hesychius (mu706).
[2] Homer, Iliad 10.495, and Odyssey 11.203 (web addresses 1 and 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; epic; imagery
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 31 December 2008@08:35:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; another keyword; tweaks) on 31 December 2008@09:24:07.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2013@05:08:10.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 May 2013@17:26:02.

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