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Headword: Θέναρ
Adler number: theta,131
Translated headword: palm
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the hollow of the hand.[1]
Homer [writes]: "at the [arm's] end above the palm."[2]
Greek Original:
Θέναρ: τὸ κοῖλον τῆς χειρός. Ὅμηρος: πρυμνὸν ὑπὲρ θέναρος.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to the passage quoted.
[2] Homer, Iliad 5.339 (web address 1), where Diomedes [Author, Myth]' spear wounds Aphrodite.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; medicine; military affairs; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 May 2006@04:49:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 3 May 2006@19:34:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 4 May 2006@03:37:18.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@05:57:05.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 1 January 2013@23:25:41.

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