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Headword: Νευροσπαδὴς ἄτρακτος
Adler number: nu,271
Translated headword: string-sped arrow
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. The phrase occurs] in Sophocles in Philoctetes: [meaning] that which someone sends forth by a drawn bowstring.
Greek Original:
Νευροσπαδὴς ἄτρακτος: παρὰ Σοφοκλεῖ ἐν Φιλοκτήτῃ. ὃν ἀφίησί τις τῇ νευρᾷ ἐπισπώμενος αὐτόν.
Note:
Sophocles, Philoctetes 290 (with scholion); quoted already, more fully, at alpha 4378.
Keywords: definition; imagery; military affairs; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 23 November 2009@20:41:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, note, keyword) on 24 November 2009@01:05:27.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 24 November 2009@03:34:15.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@06:11:07.

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