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Headword: Skopiêtês
Adler number: sigma,659
Translated headword: observer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a spy. In the Epigrams: "for you, Pan the observer, the triple-yoked blood-kin dedicated these glittering gifts from a threefold net-standing."[1]
Greek Original:
Skopiêtês: kataskopos. en Epigrammasi: soi de tade, Pan skopiêta, panaiola dôra sunaimoi trizuges ek trissês thento linostasiês.
The headword, which appears in the nominative singular form only here, occurs in the vocative singular in the quotation given (serving there, as it does elsewhere, as an epithet for the god Pan).
[1] Greek Anthology 6.16.1-2 (Archias). Find another extract from this epigram, the dedications of three brothers, at delta 1547.
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 27 February 2014@23:07:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 February 2014@01:13:04.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics; raised status) on 28 February 2014@03:07:24.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 16 June 2016@03:22:53.
Ronald Allen (added cross-reference n.1) on 19 April 2023@12:12:19.


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