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Headword: *kloio/s
Adler number: kappa,1839
Translated headword: collar
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] band around the neck.[1]
In the Epigrams: "But when he saw that the image appeared to be the same in every aspect, he came close by with a collar, telling Leukon to order the dog to walk: for [the dog] convinced him [as much], as if he barked".[2]
Greek Original:
*kloio/s: peritraxh/lios desmo/s. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: w(s d' i)/d' o(moi/hn ei)ko/na, pantoi/w| sxh/mati fainome/nhn, kloio\n e)/xwn pe/las h)=lqe, le/gwn *leukw=ni, keleu/ein tw=| kuni\ kai\ bai/nein: pei=qe ga\r w(s u(la/wn.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa795 Theodoridis.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.175.3-6 (Macedonius the Consul), here mis-stressing the name *leu/kwni: "The dog, an expert in all fierce hunts, was sculpted by Leukon, and dedicated by Alkimenes. Alkimenes could not find anything to fault. But when he saw...".
Keywords: art history; definition; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 9 December 2008@06:28:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 December 2008@08:46:15.
David Whitehead (another note) on 4 March 2013@04:27:50.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@09:35:25.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation and note) on 18 September 2019@00:26:52.


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