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Headword: *co/anon
Adler number: xi,78
Translated headword: carving, xoanon
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] statue, image, figurine, portrait-statue.
Greek Original:
*co/anon: a)/galma, ei)/dwlon, zw/|dion, a)ndria/s.
This entry (also in other lexica; references at Photius xi36 Theodoridis) aims to give synomyms and equivalents for the neuter noun xoanon, cognate with the verb ce/w (xi 53).
See LSJ s.v.: 'image carved of wood [...]; then, generally, image, statue, esp. of a god'. See also under delta 1187, epsiloniota 234, kappa 2260, mu 23, nu 384, omicron 798, omicroniota 124, rho 308, sigma 117.
Keywords: art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 17 February 2000@14:17:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, added keywords) on 3 June 2002@00:22:24.
David Whitehead (changed headword; added notes and more keywords; rised status) on 17 September 2007@06:27:03.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 June 2013@04:23:50.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 13 July 2013@18:02:56.


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