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Headword: *)epimelhtai/
Adler number: epsilon,2466
Translated headword: curators, managers, overseers
Vetting Status: high
Amonst Persians there were curators, as Xenophon says, who used to tend those who had been wounded in war.
Greek Original:
*)epimelhtai/: para\ *pe/rsais h)=san e)pimelhtai/, w(/s fhsin *cenofw=n, oi(\ tou\s tetrwme/nous e)n pole/mw| e)qera/peuon.
Nothing extant in Xenophon appears to bear on this. (Cyropaedia 8.1.9 comes closest but not, as transmitted, close enough. See also 3.2.12.)
For identical terminology (in Dio) concerning Trajan, see under lambda 87.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 May 2003@09:31:00.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Set status) on 8 May 2003@20:38:32.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 4 January 2005@05:10:26.
David Whitehead (more for the note) on 12 July 2007@10:09:09.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 17 March 2011@08:56:39.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2012@06:24:04.


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