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Headword: Αἰσυμνῆται
Adler number: alphaiota,342
Translated headword: rulers, umpires
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the competition-judges.[1]
Those who are in charge of the contest; or the young men; or the dispensers of justice, that is the adjudicators.[2]
And [the accusative plural is] αἰσυμνήτας .[3]
Greek Original:
Αἰσυμνῆται: οἱ ἀγωνοθέται. οἱ τοῦ ἀγῶνος προεστῶτες: ἢ οἱ νεανίαι: ἢ οἱ νεμηταί: ὅ ἐστι βραβευταί. καὶ Αἰσυμνήτας.
Notes:
cf. generally alphaiota 341 and alphaiota 343, with different suffixes.
[1] From a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 8.258, where the headword occurs (see web address 1); and see next note.
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. again the scholia to Odyssey 8.258.
[3] Addendum lacking, Adler reports, in mss FV.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 March 2003@21:55:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 31 March 2003@02:22:29.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 17 May 2012@05:22:04.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 May 2012@22:22:27.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 30 November 2015@08:57:30.

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