A proposito dell’aggettivo πορφύρεος

Pier Angelo Perotti


The original meaning of this adjective is ‘mobile’. Only from the 6th century BC it was semantically influenced by πορφύρα, thus changing its original meaning to ‘purple red’.


Greek language; Greek semantics; colours

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-19058

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