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Headword: Μετάτροπος αὔρα
Adler number: mu,740
Translated headword: veering wind
Vetting Status: high
Meaning one which has changed.
Greek Original:
Μετάτροπος αὔρα: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἡ μεταβληθεῖσα.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 944-5, where the headword phrase occurs ("veering wind of war"): web address 1. Cf. Euripides, Electra 1147, where the phrase occurs in the plural (web address 2). Both instances -- the Aristophanes one is the earlier -- are in lyric passages.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; definition; imagery; military affairs; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 June 2009@05:16:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added links and keywords, set status) on 11 June 2009@14:41:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 12 June 2009@02:58:39.


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