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Headword: *skirta/los
Adler number: sigma,629
Translated headword: Skirtalos, Scirtalus
Vetting Status: high
"When Diogenes of Sinope was an old man he was captured by a pirate [called] Skirtalos".
Greek Original:
*skirta/los: o(/ti *dioge/nhs o( *sinwpeu\s ghraio\s gegonw\s u(po\ peiratou= *skirta/lou e)lh/fqh.
Quoted from delta 1143, q.v.
(The name is uncertain: Skirpalos in Diogenes Laertius 6.74; Harpalos in Cicero, ND 3.34.83.)
Keywords: biography; geography; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 November 2001@07:31:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 December 2004@15:59:27.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 23 December 2004@06:16:09.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2013@09:03:52.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2016@04:38:23.


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