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Headword: Θυμοβόρος
Adler number: theta,568
Translated headword: spirit-eating
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] that which destroys the soul.
Greek Original:
Θυμοβόρος: ἡ τὴν ψυχὴν διαφθείρουσα.
Notes:
Homeric epithet of ἔρις "strife" (hence the feminine gloss); also used by Aeschylus and Apollonius Rhodius.
Same or similar entry in other lexica (see the references at Photius theta265 Theodoridis), including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Iliad 7.210, where the headword occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 February 2008@17:52:11.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note and keyword, set status) on 24 February 2008@01:44:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 24 February 2008@05:05:47.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@06:18:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2015@22:06:51.

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