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Headword: *kanoni/s
Adler number: kappa,316
Translated headword: ruler
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A tool for calligraphy.
In the Epigrams: "and the finest ruler."[1]
Greek Original:
*kanoni/s: e)rgalei=on kalligrafiko/n. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: kai\ kanoni=d' u(pa/thn.
Note:
[1] Greek Anthology 6.62.3 (Philip of Thessalonike), though the conjectural reading printed there -- and noted in LSJ Supplement -- is kano/n' i)quba/thn ('straight-going rule') rather than 'finest ruler'.
Keywords: definition; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 March 2008@01:46:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 10 March 2008@04:32:36.
William Hutton (augmented note) on 11 March 2008@22:16:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 January 2013@04:29:29.

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