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Headword: Χειρονομεῖν
Adler number: chi,256
Translated headword: to spar
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to box.[1] "The statue depicts a man shadow-boxing, because Glaukos was very well-suited to spar[ring]".[2]
Greek Original:
Χειρονομεῖν: πυκτεύειν. σκιαμαχοῦντος δὲ ὁ ἀνδριὰς παρέχεται σχῆμα, ὅτι Γλαῦκος ἦν ἐπιτηδειότατος χειρονομεῖν.
Notes:
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation, is present infinitive of χειρονομέω .
[2] Pausanias 6.10.3 (slightly abridged: see web address 1); cf. gamma 281.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: art history; athletics; biography; definition
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 August 2001@07:08:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 6 September 2002@05:26:50.
William Hutton (modified note, set status) on 28 June 2003@06:27:24.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 23 March 2008@01:26:29.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@05:49:57.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 December 2013@00:05:22.

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