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Headword: Ἐπιστάτης
Adler number: epsilon,2613
Translated headword: chairman, epistates
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. The term is used] also[1] in reference to a knowledgeable [person]. "Like a thin-gossiping[2] chairman of writings." The Pisidian says [this].[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐπιστάτης: καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ εἰδήμονος. ὡς ἰσχνολέσχης τῶν γραφῶν ἐπιστάτης. Πισίδης φησίν.
Notes:
[1] i.e. in addition to more common meanings, for which see epsilon 2610, epsilon 2611, epsilon 2612, epsilon 2614, epsilon 2615.
[2] The compound ἰσχνολέσχης is attested only here, but for its elements cf. generally iota 720, iota 721, lambda 309.
[3] George of Pisidia, Against the impious Severus 280.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; poetry; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 December 2007@00:36:50.
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David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 December 2007@03:23:03.
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