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Headword: *)epw/moton
Adler number: epsilon,2839
Translated headword: oath-witness
Vetting Status: high
Sophocles [writes]: "I swear for my part, having Zeus as oath-witness." That is, a guarantor of the oath.[1]
Greek Original:
*)epw/moton: *sofoklh=s: o)/mnum' e)/gwge *zh=n' e)/xwn e)pw/moton. toute/sti tou= o(/rkou e)gguhth/n.
The headword, extracted from the quotation given, is accusative singular of the adjective (here used as a noun) e)pw/motos.
[1] Sophocles, Trachiniae 1188 (web address 1), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; law; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 December 2007@00:20:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 18 December 2007@03:37:05.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 24 October 2012@06:57:15.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 25 October 2012@00:52:14.


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