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Headword: Ὕλη
Adler number: upsilon,94
Translated headword: forest, matter
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a place full of trees.[1]
Ὕλη [is] also [a term for] an excuse,[2] or a proposal.
"[...] forests of providers, both so numerous and remarkable"[3]
Greek Original:
Ὕλη: ὁ σύνδενδρος τόπος. Ὕλη καὶ ἡ σκῆψις, ἢ ὑπόθεσις. ὕλας χορηγῶν καὶ τοσαύτας καὶ ξένας.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in Etymologicum Magnum 776.34 and in Apion; cf. upsilon 95.
[2] cf. generally sigma 589.
[3] George of Pisidia, Persian Expedition 3.61; see already at xi 23.
Keywords: botany; definition; economics; geography; imagery; law; military affairs; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 August 2008@12:39:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified tr; another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 August 2008@04:24:35.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@03:30:08.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 21 May 2014@00:08:40.

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