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Headword: Aprosôpon
Adler number: alpha,3702
Translated headword: faceless
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] ugly, misshapen.
"Intent on profit and blind to piety, he made the statue faceless in looks, small in stature, and not of choice [kekrime/nhs] stone."[1]
Meaning selected [e)klelegme/nhs].
Greek Original:
Aprosôpon: duseides, kakomorphon. ho de pros to kerdos apidôn kai tuphlôttôn pros to eusebes, aprosôpon men hosa idein, mikron de to megethos, lithou de mê kekrimenês to agalma poiei. anti tou eklelegmenês.
The headword adjective, neuter singular, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 65c Domingo-Forasté, 62 Hercher ("de sculptore nefario").
Keywords: art history; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 February 2002@21:03:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword) on 16 February 2002@18:14:13.
David Whitehead (modified translation and note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 17 February 2002@05:11:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 November 2005@08:30:40.
Catharine Roth (updated reference, added betacode) on 2 March 2012@00:53:53.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 9 April 2012@08:20:59.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@06:01:29.


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