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Headword: Chorodektês
Adler number: chi,407
Translated headword: chorus-director
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the one who leads out the chorus first.[1]
"[...] so as if he had been given his stance from some chorus-director [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Chorodektês: ho tou chorou proexarchôn. hôsper oun para tinos chorodektou labein tên stasin.
This headword, formed from xoro/s ("chorus") and de/xomai ("I receive"), is overlooked by LSJ.
[1] cf. the very similar gloss at chi 403.
[2] Aelian fr. 98 Hercher, where a man from Tanagra receives a miracle cure from Asclepius; see already at alpha 4177.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; medicine; meter and music; religion; stagecraft
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 April 2008@02:49:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 April 2008@04:46:32.
David Whitehead on 12 November 2013@08:06:11.


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