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Headword: Koilôpis
Adler number: kappa,2544
Translated headword: hollow-looking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] deep.[1]
"A wise man descended into the hollow-looking mountain cliff."[2]
Greek Original:
Koilôpis: batheia. idris anêr koilôpin oreiada dusato petran.
[1] Feminine of this adjective, as in the quotation given. For the glossing cf. kappa 2539, kappa 2541.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.219.5 (Antipater of Sidon 64.5 Gow-Page). Mss of the Anthology agree with the Suda in reading i)/dris ('wise'), but most modern editors follow Huschke in reading i)/qris ('eunuch'), on the basis of Hesychius iota400. The reference is to a devotee of Kybele (kappa 2586, kappa 2587, kappa 2588). See further extracts from this epigram at alpha 1510, alpha 1828, alpha 4172, epsilon 747, zeta 19, lambda 869, sigma 299, and sigma 1723.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; geography; imagery; medicine; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 12 June 2008@04:47:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 12 June 2008@04:59:38.
David Whitehead on 19 March 2013@06:06:40.
Ronald Allen (coding tweak, added cross-references n.2) on 3 August 2021@15:40:46.


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