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Headword: Θρῦλος
Adler number: theta,518
Translated headword: murmur
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] whispering, a conversation not happening openly.[1]
"For the taking-in-hand of the barbarians did not cause a murmur among us." Simocatta says this.[2] "And much murmuring of the captives occurred."[3]
Also [sc. attested are] θρυλούμενα ["things much-talked-about"] and θρυλούμενον ["someone/something much-talked-about"].[4]
Greek Original:
Θρῦλος: ψιθυρισμός, ὁμιλία μὴ φανερῶς γινομένη. ἡ γὰρ τῶν βαρβάρων ἐγχείρησις θρῦλον οὐκ ἐνεποίησεν ἡμῖν. Σιμοκάτης φησί. καὶ πολὺς ἐγένετο τῶν ἁλισκομένων ὁ θρῦλος. καὶ Θρυλούμενα καὶ Θρυλούμενον.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica.
[2] An approximation of Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 6.5.13.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
[4] cf. under theta 517.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 3 March 2008@23:27:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 March 2008@05:50:01.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 January 2013@03:44:28.
Catharine Roth (typo, coding) on 11 July 2015@23:46:41.


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