Elene
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Elene
an; f. Helena; Helĕna = Ἑλένη: The wife of the Roman emperor Constantius, and mother of Constantine the Great Constantius gesealde his suna ðæt ríce, Constantinuse, ðone he hæfde be Elenan, his wife Constantius gave the empire to his son Constantine whom he had by Helena his wife, Ors. 6, 30; Th. 496, 33. His [Constantínes] módor wæs cristen, Elená geháten, swíðe gelýfed mann, and þearle eáwfæst his [Constantine's] mother was a christian, called Helena, a very faithful person, and very pious, Homl. Th. ii. 306, 3. See Ors. Bos. Notes and Various Readings, p. 28, col. 2, in proof that Helena was the lawful wife of Constantius Ða him Elene forgeaf sincweorþunga then Helĕna gave him treasures. Elen. Kmbl. 2434; El. 1218. Fór Elenan cneó before the knee of Helĕna, 1693; El. 848: 1903; El. 953. Se Cásere [Constantinus] héht Elenan the emperor Constantine told Helena, Elen. Kmbl. 2003; El. 1003: 2124; El. 1063. Elene, 438; El. 219: 1204; El. 604: 1236; El. 620.
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