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Headword: Ὄλβος
Adler number: omicron,136
Translated headword: prosperity, happiness
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] good fortune, wealth.[1]
In the Epigrams: "he surpasses all prosperity/happiness, who held you embraced in his arms."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὄλβος: εὐδαιμονία, πλοῦτος. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ὄλβου παντὸς ὑπερπέταται, ὅς σε περιπλέγδην ἔχε πήχεσιν.
cf. omicron 132, omicron 133, omicron 134, omicron 135.
[1] Similarly glossed in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 16.596 (where the dative occurs: web address 1), and in Hesychius omicron514, which Latte regards as being generated by Ecclesiasticus 30.15 LXX and (perhaps) the accusative in Homer, Odyssey 3.208.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.258.6-7.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; gender and sexuality; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 November 2009@18:40:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 21 November 2009@06:41:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 24 June 2013@04:03:54.
Catharine Roth (tweak, coding) on 6 September 2014@01:50:49.
David Whitehead (coding) on 19 May 2016@08:59:25.


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