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Headword: *ske/panon
Adler number: sigma,558
Translated headword: sheltering
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] covering. "And a sheltering cap for an unholy head".[1] It is also called shelter. "Kausia, the hitherto adaptable gear for Macedonians, both a shelter in snow and a helmet in war".[2]
Greek Original:
*ske/panon: ske/ph. kai\ pi=lon kefala=s ou)x o(si/as ske/panon. le/getai kai\ *ske/pas. *kausi/h, to\ pa/roiqen *makhdo/sin eu)/kolon o(/plon, kai\ ske/pas e)n nifetw=|, kai\ ko/rus e)n pole/mw|.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.298.4 (Leonidas).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.335.1-2 (Antipater); see under kappa 1139.
Keywords: clothing; definition; ethics; geography; military affairs; poetry; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 July 2001@04:08:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 June 2002@17:29:49.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2004@08:40:25.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2013@07:41:56.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2016@04:19:16.
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes) on 14 July 2019@23:38:33.


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