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Headword: Οὐρανόθι πρό
Adler number: omicron,941
Translated headword: before the front of heaven
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] in the place below the clouds.[1]
Greek Original:
Οὐρανόθι πρό: ἐν τῷ ὑπὸ τὰ νέφη τόπῳ.
Notes:
The headword phrase appears at, and is evidently extracted from, Homer, Iliad 3.3 (web address 1): the Trojans rally for battle against the Achaeans with a clamor like cranes before the front of heaven.
The principal element in it is derived from οὐρανός (heaven; see generally LSJ s.v.); the form οὐρανόθι is adverbial of place (Smyth section 342, web address 2).
[1] The gloss follows a scholion (of Aristonicus) to the aforementioned passage.
Reference:
H.W. Smyth, Greek Grammar, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1956
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 21 July 2010@03:11:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, link, status) on 21 July 2010@16:41:55.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 22 July 2010@03:03:58.
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