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Headword: Κηρυκεία
Adler number: kappa,1543
Translated headword: herald's pay
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the wage given to heralds, for the tasks they performed. So Isaeus [sc. uses the word].[1]
It also means the office of herald. It is also a neuter word, κηρύκειον , [meaning] the fee for making the proclamation; what we call a reward.
Also [sc. attested is] Kerykeion, a mountain of Ephesos.[2]
Greek Original:
Κηρυκεία: ὁ διδόμενος μισθὸς κήρυξιν, ἐπὶ ταῖς γινομέναις πράξεσιν. οὕτως Ἰσαῖος. σημαίνει δὲ καὶ τὴν κηρύκευσιν. λέγεται καὶ οὐδετέρως κηρύκειον, ὁ ἐπὶ τῇ κηρύξει μισθός: ὃ παρ' ἡμῖν μήνυτρον λέγεται. καὶ Κηρύκειον, ὄρος Ἐφέσου.
The first part of this tripartite entry abridges Harpokration s.v.
[1] Isaeus fr. 46 Sauppe.
[2] cf. Hesychius, Etymologicum Magnum 512.1.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 December 2000@05:53:20.
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Catharine Roth (augmented note; set status) on 1 October 2003@01:32:55.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 24 March 2011@06:13:52.
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