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Headword: *)epofqalmi/sas
Adler number: epsilon,2821
Translated headword: setting greedy eyes on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] envying; or attending desirously to [something/someone].
"Seeing the gold, he set greedy eyes on the man."[1]
And elsewhere: "he came under suspicion of setting greedy eyes on royal/imperial power."[2] That is, of being covetous [of it].
And Josephus [writes]: "because of being greedy for the greatness of wealth."[3]
And elsewhere: "the innkeeper killed him out of desire for the gold."[4]
Greek Original:
*)epofqalmi/sas: fqonh/sas: h)\ e)piqumhtikw=s e)pibalw/n. o( de\ i)dw\n to\ xrusi/on e)pofqalmia=| tw=| a)nqrw/pw|. kai\ au)=qis: o( de\ ei)s u(po/noian h)=lqen w(s e)pofqalmiw=n basilei/a|. toute/stin e)piqumhtikw=s e)/xwn. kai\ *)iw/shpos: dia\ to\ e)pofqalmia=n tw=| plh/qei th=s kth/sews. kai\ au)=qis: a)pe/kteine de\ au)to\n o( pandokeu\s e)pofqalmi/sas tw=| xrusi/w|.
The headword is aorist active participle, masculine nominative singular, of e)pofqalmi/zw. It must be quoted from somewhere: possibly the second Aelian quotation given below, though Photius and other lexica have just this headword (as e)pofqalmh/sas) and its glosses.
cf. omicron 1009.
[1] Aelian fr. 84e Domingo-Forasté, 81 Hercher (cf. zeta 141); again note 4 below.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 1.321.
[4] Aelian fr. 84a D-F (81 Hercher), quoted more fully at tau 636; and see also omicron 1083.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 May 2003@01:06:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 26 May 2003@03:47:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 December 2005@09:04:39.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference, link) on 30 May 2010@01:18:15.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 March 2011@12:02:35.
David Whitehead (supplemented tr) on 17 March 2011@12:04:25.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 17 March 2011@16:53:30.
Catharine Roth (updated references) on 8 April 2012@01:37:38.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 23 October 2012@09:57:10.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 27 January 2014@08:10:26.


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