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Headword: *sko/pas
Adler number: sigma,654
Translated headword: Skopas, Scopas
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
"Once the siege had become desultory, Skopas fell into disrepute."[1] That is [once it had become] neglected.
Greek Original:
*sko/pas: o)/noma ku/rion. o( me\n *sko/pas h)do/cei, th=s poliorki/as r(embw/dous genome/nhs. toute/stin h)melhme/nhs.
For Skopas see also sigma 653.
[1] Polybius 16.39.2, on events of 200 BCE; cf. rho 97. The siege in question is uncertain; perhaps Damascus, or Lycopolis (in Egypt).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 November 2001@03:45:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 April 2004@21:12:47.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2004@08:42:20.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2013@09:44:46.


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