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Headword: *)artieph/s
Adler number: alpha,4039
Translated headword: glib-tongued, ready of speech
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] practised in speaking.[1]
But a)rtieph/s is not [said] in praise, as the opposite of erring; rather, [it means some who is] loquacious and [sc. too] practised in speech.[2]
Greek Original:
*)artieph/s: a)phrtisme/nos e)n tw=| le/gein. ou)k e)n e)pai/nw| to\ a)rtieph\s, kata\ to\ e)nanti/on tou= a(marta/nein: a)ll' o( la/los kai\ a)phrtisme/nos tw=| lo/gw|.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica.
[2] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 22.281, where the word occurs. (The comment is true of that passage, but Pindar has instances of the opposite: see LSJ.)
Keywords: definition; epic; ethics; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 April 2001@15:45:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 25 August 2002@08:42:08.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 13 April 2012@06:30:26.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@09:18:52.


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