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Headword: *)epith/deuma
Adler number: epsilon,2681
Translated headword: occupation, pursuit
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] profession, education.
"Name Hikanos, occupation pirate; [he] who carried off Aeschylus the piper and Stesichorus the kitharode."[1]
Also "by occupation he was an orator, named Diopeithes".[2] And elsewhere: "by occupation he was a merchant-shipper".[3]
Greek Original:
*)epith/deuma: a)/skhsis, ma/qhsis. *(ikano\s o)/noma, lh|sth\s to\ e)pith/deuma: o(\s a)nei=len *ai)sxu/lon to\n au)lhth\n kai\ *sthsi/xoron to\n kiqarw|do/n. kai\ to\ me\n e)pith/deuma h)=n r(h/twr, *diopei/qhs to\ o)/noma. kai\ au)=qis: o( de\ h)=n to\ e)pith/deuma e)/mporos.
See also epsilon 2682.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.) No relevance is likely to the famous poets Aeschylus (alphaiota 357) and Stesichorus (sigma 1095).
[2] Aelian fr. 22a Domingo-Forasté (part of fr.22 Hercher). For Diopeithes see under delta 1188.
[3] Aelian fr. 74c Domingo-Forasté (71 Hercher), on a certain Dionysios; cf. delta 1337, kappa 2199.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; economics; meter and music; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 October 2003@08:28:24.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, modified translation, augmented note, added keyword, set status) on 7 October 2003@14:13:02.
David Whitehead (added x-refs) on 8 October 2003@03:10:32.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1) on 17 March 2011@10:51:47.
Catharine Roth (updated references, added cross-references) on 11 April 2011@00:56:56.
David Whitehead on 21 October 2012@06:34:10.


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