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Headword: Ὀρρωδία
Adler number: omicron,632
Translated headword: dread, terror
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] fear.[1] [sc. Formed] out of the [noun] ὄρρος ["rump"],[2] which is a part of the buttock[s], the so-called bull.[3]
"At the same time there was terror, lest they be caught fleeing backwards."[4]
Greek Original:
Ὀρρωδία: φόβος. ἐκ τοῦ ὄρρου, ὅ ἐστι μέρος τῆς πυγῆς, ὁ καλούμενος ταῦρος. ἅμα μὲν ὀρρωδία ἦν, μὴ ἄρα φθάσαιεν ὀπίσω ἀναφυγόντες.
Notes:
See also omicron 631.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius omicron524 Theodoridis.
[2] The manuscripts read ὅρου 'boundary' or ὄρους 'mountain'; the editio princeps of Demetrius Chalcocondyles (1499) corrected to ὄρρου .
[3] cf. tau 167.
[4] Quotation (transmitted, according to Adler, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; imagery; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 May 2010@01:20:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks; more keywords) on 10 May 2010@03:00:48.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 11 May 2010@21:55:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 July 2013@03:36:30.
Catharine Roth (my typo, coding) on 19 May 2015@01:18:09.

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