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Headword: Πάταγος
Adler number: pi,771
Translated headword: clatter, clash, rumble
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] sound, crash.[1]
"Not fire, not the clash of spears or swords."[2]
And Aelian [writes]: "suddenly a clatter of the doors is heard."[3]
Greek Original:
Πάταγος: ἦχος, κτύπος. οὐ πῦρ οὐ δοράτων οὐ ξιφέων πάταγος. καὶ Αἰλιανός: ἄφνω πάταγος ἀκούεται τῶν θυρῶν.
Notes:
[1] cf. scholia on Homer, Iliad 21.9 and 13.283; see also pi 770, pi 773.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.147.4 (Archias).
[3] Aelian fr. 172 Domingo-Forasté (169 Hercher).
Keywords: architecture; daily life; definition; epic; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 April 2011@13:21:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 April 2011@04:35:04.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 3) on 8 October 2012@00:56:39.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@03:49:43.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 28 July 2014@00:37:16.

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