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Headword: *skeuh/
Adler number: sigma,562
Translated headword: gear
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] equipment, outfit.[1]
"The priest was preparing the gear of the executioner, employing the most familiar objects instead of the most hallowed."[2]
"Most of the animals were swept along into the deep and drowned, since the seawater got into their gear."[3]
"Karteros [sic] was conspicuous for the brilliance of his gear."[4]
Greek Original:
*skeuh/: o(/plisis, h)\ stolh/. o( de\ i(ereu\s skeuh\n e)skeua/zeto th\n tou= dhmi/ou, metalabw\n a)nti\ tw=n semnota/twn ta\ oi)/ktista. ta\ de\ polla\ tw=n qhri/wn ei)s ba/qos nhca/mena, th=s qala/sshs au)toi=s ei)s ta\s skeua\s e)mpesou/shs, a)pepni/gh. o( de\ *kartero\s th=s te skeuh=s th=| lampro/thti diafe/rwn h)=n.
[1] = Glossae in Herodotum sigma1 (1.5, on Herodotus 1.24, etc.), Hesychius sigma931.
[2] Iamblichus, Babyloniaca fr. 55 Habrich. See also sigma 1414.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
[4] Arrian: see in context at kappa 2335. "Karteros" here is a corruption of "Krateros".
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; historiography; history; law; military affairs; religion; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 19 February 2014@14:01:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 February 2014@23:29:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics; raised status) on 20 February 2014@03:20:39.
William Hutton (augmented n. 4) on 20 February 2014@08:42:17.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 2 June 2014@01:05:22.


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