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Headword: Θελξινόοις
Adler number: theta,110
Translated headword: mind-beguiling, mind-charming
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning with ones] bewitching the mind.[1] In the Epigrams [it is written]: "so that with mind-beguiling charms you may forever subdue men."[2]
Greek Original:
Θελξινόοις: τοῖς τὸν νοῦν ἐπαπατῶσιν. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ὡς ἂν θελξινόοισιν ἀεὶ φίλτροισι δαμάζῃς ἀνέρας.
Notes:
[1] The headword adjective (and consequently this glossing phrase) is dative plural, evidently extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.88.3-4 (Antiphanes the Macedonian).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; medicine; poetry; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 12 February 2008@23:21:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added keyword, set status) on 13 February 2008@01:07:55.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 February 2008@03:09:37.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@04:55:45.
David Whitehead on 21 January 2015@02:41:48.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 14 October 2018@02:19:10.

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