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Headword: Πάταγος
Adler number: pi,770
Translated headword: clatter
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] noise.[1]
Agathias [writes]: "wails of the rural folk were heard and lowing of cattle being driven away and a clatter of the woods being felled."[2]
Greek Original:
Πάταγος: ψόφος. Ἀγαθίας: οἰμωγαὶ δὲ ἠκούοντο τῶν ἀγροίκων καὶ μυκήματα βοῶν ἀπελαυνομένων καὶ πάταγος τῆς ὕλης τεμνομένης.
cf. generally pi 769, pi 771, pi 772, pi 773.
[1] Same or similar glosses in other lexica (references at Photius pi477 Theodoridis), and in the D scholia on Homer, Iliad 16.769, where the headword occurs; cf. also the scholia on Iliad 21.9 (where its dative occurs).
[2] Agathias, Histories 1.17.
Keywords: botany; definition; epic; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 April 2011@17:06:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 April 2011@04:43:51.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 18 September 2013@03:47:39.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 July 2014@23:23:59.


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