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Headword: Μῆνις
Adler number: mu,957
Translated headword: wrath
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[This means] abiding anger.
Greek Original:
Μῆνις: ὀργὴ ἔμμονος.
Note:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius mu402 Theodoridis), and cf. the scholia to the famous opening line of Homer's Iliad, which calls on the Muse to 'sing of the wrath of Achilles' (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; ethics; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 September 2003@05:01:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 19 September 2003@18:30:14.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 21 May 2013@08:29:18.

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