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Headword: Νυκτὶ θοῇ ἀτάλαντος
Adler number: nu,582
Translated headword: like swift night
Vetting Status: high
Homer compares terrible things to night.[1] And elsewhere: "he went like night."[2]
Greek Original:
Νυκτὶ θοῇ ἀτάλαντος: Ὅμηρος τὰ φοβερὰ νυκτὶ ὁμοιοῖ. καὶ ἀλλαχοῦ: ὁ δ' ἤϊε νυκτὶ ἐοικώς.
[1] Scholion A on Homer, Iliad 12.463, where the headword phrase occurs (see web address 1).
[2] Homer, Iliad 1.47 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: epic; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 February 2006@00:49:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 12 February 2006@04:26:32.


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