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Headword: *)apro/swpon
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:
*)apro/swpon: duseide\s, kako/morfon. o( de\ pro\s to\ ke/rdos a)pidw\n kai\ tuflw/ttwn pro\s to\ eu)sebe\s, a)pro/swpon me\n o(/sa i)dei=n, mikro\n de\ to\ me/geqos, li/qou de\ mh\ kekrime/nhs to\ a)/galma poiei=. a)nti\ tou= e)klelegme/nhs.
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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