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Headword: *kupro/qemis
Adler number: kappa,2739
Translated headword: Kyprothemis, Cyprothemis
Vetting Status: high
A proper name; [it was he] whom Tigranes, the king's[1] subordinate governor,[2] installed as garrison-commander of Samos.[3]
Greek Original:
*kupro/qemis: o)/noma ku/rion: o(\n kate/sthse *tigra/nhs frou/rarxon *sa/mou, basile/ws u(/parxos.
Abbreviated from Harpocration s.v., an entry generated by (and quoting more fully than here) Demosthenes 15.9.
Also in Photius kappa1229 Theodoridis.
[1] i.e. the Persian king (Artaxerxes II in the present instance).
[2] hyparchos, 'subordinate governor' or 'deputy ruler', sometimes applied to Persian satraps or their deputies. (The upsilon 160 entry is generic.)
[3] The date is around 370 BCE (Shipley, History of Samos 136-7).
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; geography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 13 October 2000@04:40:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics; raised status) on 13 October 2000@06:18:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 March 2008@09:35:14.
David Whitehead on 22 March 2013@07:39:26.


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