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Headword: Ὀρειφοίτης
Adler number: omicron,553
Translated headword: mountain-wanderer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who wanders on a mountain.
Greek Original:
Ὀρειφοίτης: ὁ ἐν ὄρει φοιτῶν.
Notes:
cf. ps.-Herodian 102.
The headword occurs in, and might therefore be quoted from, a fragment of the hellenistic elegist Phanocles quoted by Plutarch, Quaestiones Convivales 671C (of the sexually predatory Dionysus).
Keywords: definition; gender and sexuality; geography; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2010@20:45:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 19 January 2010@03:16:45.
David Whitehead on 8 July 2013@03:30:18.

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