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Headword: *meledwnoi/
Adler number: mu,475
Translated headword: caretakers, managers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] administrators; curators in Herodotus, those who have been put in charge.[1]
Just like those [in charge] of the vineyard in the Gospel.[2]
Greek Original:
*meledwnoi/: e)pi/tropoi: frontistai\ par' *(hrodo/tw|, proesthko/tes. w(/sper oi( tou= a)mpelw=nos tou= para\ tw=| *eu)aggeli/w|.
cf. mu 474.
[1] From glosses on Herodotus 2.65.3, where the present nominative plural headword occurs. Also in other lexica: see the references at Photius mu228 Theodoridis.
[2] Matthew 20.8.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; Christianity; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 19 June 2007@10:58:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 20 June 2007@03:28:16.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2013@03:55:01.
David Whitehead (coding) on 17 May 2016@10:35:17.


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