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Headword: Ὑπερβασίας
Adler number: upsilon,237
Translated headword: transgressions
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] breaches of oaths, perjuries.
Greek Original:
Ὑπερβασίας: ὅρκων παραβάσεις, ἐπιορκίας.
Notes:
The accusative plural headword is probably quoted from Homer, Odyssey 22.168 (though it also occurs in the final line [828] of Hesiod, Works and Days); but for the glossing cf. the scholia to Iliad 3.107.
For the related verb ὑπερβαίνω , see upsilon 238, upsilon 259.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 July 2009@08:21:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 29 July 2009@22:46:10.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 29 July 2009@22:47:50.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 30 July 2009@03:18:46.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@06:49:52.

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