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Headword: *)astubow/ths
Adler number: alpha,4262
Translated headword: town-crying
Vetting Status: high
A herald [named] epithetically, from crying [boan] in town [astu].[1] They refer to the same man as "caller" [kalêtôr] from "to call" [kalein].[2]
Greek Original:
*)astubow/ths: o( kh/ruc e)piqetikw=s, a)po\ tou= e)n a)/stei boa=n. kalh/tora de\ to\n au)to\n a)po\ tou= kalei=n fasin.
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 24.701, where the headword occurs.
[2] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 24.577.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 January 2002@23:17:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added notes and keyword) on 7 January 2002@03:09:20.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2012@04:38:34.


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