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Headword: *qehpolei=n
Adler number: theta,100
Translated headword: to minister in divine things
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to wander about bearing images of the gods, exacting money.
Greek Original:
*qehpolei=n: qew=n ei)ko/nas e)/xonta peripolei=n, a)rgu/rion ei)sprasso/menon.
The headword is the present infinitive active of qehpole/w, a poetic variant of qeopole/w. Same hostile glossing in Timaeus's Platonic Lexicon, and in Photius and other lexica. Presumably generated by Plato, Laws 909D, where qeopolei=n is declared illegal in Magnesia.
Keywords: art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; law; philosophy; poetry; religion
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 17 February 2008@15:13:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, expanded note, set status) on 17 February 2008@22:45:38.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 February 2008@03:25:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 31 December 2012@04:32:59.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 December 2014@22:52:03.


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