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Headword: Ὑφηνίοχος
Adler number: upsilon,726
Translated headword: sub-charioteer
Vetting Status: high
Meaning a charioteer.
Greek Original:
Ὑφηνίοχος: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἡνίοχος.
Same entry in other lexica, and see also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 6.19, where the headword occurs (of Kalesios): web address 1. As noted in LSJ, the 'sub-' prefix indicates the charioteer's secondary role to the warrior himself (Axylos in this instance).
cf. generally eta 391.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 April 2011@09:08:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 28 April 2011@10:59:14.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 28 April 2011@11:02:12.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@09:00:53.


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