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Headword: Ὀπός
Adler number: omicron,471
Translated headword: voice
Vetting Status: high
And 'by an unforeseen voice', that is an inspired [one].
Greek Original:
Ὀπός: καὶ δι' αἰφνιδίου ὀπός, τουτέστιν ἐνθουσιαστικῆς.
(Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFS.)
Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 127 (web address 1), with the gloss of the scholia there; already at delta 891.
Meaning a "voice attack", as indicating the words an inspired person "suddenly" utters when moved by a supernatural power, the term may also apply to the abrupt attack at the beginning of each choral section.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; meter and music
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 April 2005@17:52:09.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (augmented note; set status) on 5 April 2005@20:03:06.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented note) on 11 April 2005@11:14:03.
David Whitehead on 5 July 2013@07:28:41.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 6 July 2013@18:05:42.


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