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Headword: Ὕφει
Adler number: upsilon,716
Translated headword: [with a] web
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[They] set half-beams cast upon the extremely soft couches and beds adorned with some sort of woven web, which burst into flame from the fire-brands, and the hymn of the women singing was carried along with the derisive bridal chorus."
Greek Original:
Ὕφει: τὰ ἡμίτομα ἐπὶ κλίναις βεβλημένα μάλα ἁβραῖς καὶ στρωμναῖς ὕφει τινὶ ὑπερηφάνῳ κεκοσμημέναις ἐπιθέντας, ὑπὸ δᾳσὶν ἐπακμαζούσαις τῷ πυρί, καὶ τὸν ὑμέναιον ᾀδουσῶν γυναικῶν, κομισθῆναι μετὰ χορείας γαμηλίου τε καὶ κερτόμου.
Notes:
Aelian fr. 50 Hercher, from delta 75.
(Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFV.)
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; meter and music; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 April 2011@00:58:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 28 April 2011@06:07:34.
David Whitehead (another note) on 1 December 2013@08:33:01.

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