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Headword: *skutode/yhs
Adler number: sigma,725
Translated headword: leather-tanner
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] skin-dresser. Also [called a] bursode/yhs ["hide-tanner"].[1]
"Kleon the Athenian, the son of Kleainetos, a general, a crazy-seeming man, son of a hide-tanner."[2]
Greek Original:
*skutode/yhs: dermatomala/kths. kai\ bursode/yhs. o(/ti *kle/wn o( *)aqhnai=os, o( *kleaine/tou, strathgo/s, maniw/dhs a)nh/r, bursode/you pai=s.
See sigma 724 for cross-references for this headword.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Plato, Gorgias 517E.
[2] The description of Kleon is paraphrased from kappa 1731, and strathgo/s ("general") has been inserted; the ultimate source is Aristophanes, i.e. Knights 44 and Clouds 581.
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; history; military affairs; philosophy; poetry; stagecraft; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Abram Ring on 19 April 2014@00:36:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword, status) on 20 April 2014@06:30:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking; raised status) on 20 April 2014@07:00:28.


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