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Headword: Ὀβριμοεργός
Adler number: omicron,12
Translated headword: doing mighty deeds
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who performs great actions.
Greek Original:
Ὀβριμοεργός: ὁ μεγάλα ἔργα ποιῶν.
Notes:
cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 5.403, where the headword adjective occurs (web address 1); similar glossing also in Hesychius omicron25, Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, the Etymologicum Magnum, and (according to Adler) the Ambrosian Lexicon.
For the etymology cf. omicron 13, but (despite the glossing in both entries) note LSJ's comment that the adjecticve is used 'always in bad sense, doing deeds of violence or wrong, esp. against the gods'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 December 2003@01:08:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 28 December 2003@07:47:52.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 25 December 2009@22:49:02.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 26 December 2009@04:41:03.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; tweaking) on 20 June 2013@08:29:30.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 16 April 2015@00:34:54.

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