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Headword: Sômaskia
Adler number: sigma,838
Translated headword: bodily training
Vetting Status: high
"He was vexed, since he was being surpassed in esteem by a young man who cared only for his hair and other bodily training."[1]
Greek Original:
Sômaskia. ho de êschallen, hôs pareudokimoumenos ek neou, trichôn monon kai tês allês phrontizontos sômaskias.
The unglossed headword is in the nominative singular, probably as a general lexical reference. This feminine noun occurs in the genitive singular in the quotation given.
For a related verb see sigma 837.
[1] An excerpt from a longer quotation, Malchus fr.8 FHG (4.117), still 8 Cresci, at alpha 3970; also quoted at alpha 4301. "He" is Theodoric and the young man is Harmatos (alpha 3970, alpha 3968).
Keywords: athletics; biography; clothing; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: William Hutton on 16 March 2014@10:32:48.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (tweaked translation) on 16 March 2014@10:51:23.
David Whitehead (rearranged notes; added a keyword; raised status) on 16 March 2014@10:57:14.
William Hutton (typo) on 16 March 2014@12:59:03.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 January 2015@08:33:31.


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