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Headword: Χειροσκόποι
Adler number: chi,259
Translated headword: hand-counters, tellers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] they who observe votes by show of hands.
Greek Original:
Χειροσκόποι: οἱ τὰς χειροτονίας ἐπισκοποῦντες.
Note:
Same entry in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. The nominative plural headword, however, is not extant in Plato, or indeed anywhere else except Artemidorus 2.69, where, in context, it cannot be glossed like this but is connected rather with the world of chi 258.
Keywords: constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; politics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 March 2008@19:03:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 March 2008@02:12:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 23 March 2008@05:52:35.
David Whitehead (expanded hw and note) on 11 November 2013@05:57:47.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 December 2014@19:58:53.

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