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Headword: Ὕδρα
Adler number: upsilon,56
Translated headword: hydra
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[A] nine-headed snake.
Greek Original:
Ὕδρα: ἐννεακέφαλος ὄφις.
Notes:
Entry repeated (out of alphabetical order) at upsilon 67. For the gloss see ps.-Nonnus, Scholia mythologica 4.76.
See generally LSJ s.v., esp. on the Lernean Hydra tackled by Herakles (web address 1); Perseus Encyclopedia at web address 2; upsilon 57, upsilon 58.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; geography; medicine; mythology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2002@09:43:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links) on 7 December 2002@13:16:47.
David Whitehead (added x-refs) on 8 December 2002@05:44:00.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2011@08:50:38.
David Whitehead on 18 November 2013@06:35:35.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 December 2014@00:50:35.

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