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Headword: Νεός
Adler number: nu,204
Translated headword: new
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Referring to] recently plowed land.[1]
"And a certain farmer sowing wheat in new-plowed [earth] stood on guard."[2]
Greek Original:
Νεός: ἡ νεωστὶ ἠροτριασμένη γῆ. καί τις γεωργὸς πυρὸν εἰς νεὸν σπείρας, φύλασσεν ἑστώς.
Notes:
cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 10.353, where νειός occurs: see web address 1, and nu 291.
[2] Babrius 33.2-3.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; epic; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 December 2003@21:06:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 December 2003@06:49:19.
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