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Headword: Ὄστλιγγες
Adler number: omicron,714
Translated headword: hair-buckles
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] radiances.
Greek Original:
Ὄστλιγγες: αἱ λαμπηδόνες.
Note:
cf. scholion on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.1297, where the headword (nominative plural of ὄστλιγξ ) is used in a simile, comparing a jet of flame to a hair ornament (web address 1). This scholion is the source of the entry in the Etymologicum Magnum (636.11). See Chantraine p. 212.
Reference:
P. Chantraine, review of Adler part III: Revue de philologie, d’histoire et de littérature anciennes ser. 3, vol. 9 (1935): 211-12.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 May 2008@12:03:38.
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David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 28 May 2008@03:00:55.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2013@04:06:09.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 31 July 2013@00:17:15.

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