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ἐδέατρος

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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: ἐδέατρος Medium diacritics: ἐδέατρος Low diacritics: εδέατρος Capitals: ΕΔΕΑΤΡΟΣ
Transliteration A: edéatros Transliteration B: edeatros Transliteration C: edeatros Beta Code: e)de/atros

English (LSJ)

ὁ, among the Persians,

   A one who tasted first, and named the order of dishes, = θαλίαρχος, seneschal, Phylarch.Fr.44J., cf. EM 315.37, Suid.; steward, PCair.Zen.31.18; cf. ἐλέατρος.

German (Pape)

[Seite 715] ὁ, nach VLL. u. Ath. IV, 171 b bei den Persern der Vorkoster, der die Anordnung der Mahlzeit hat, Truchseß.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἐδέατρος: ὁ, ἐν Πέρσαις, ὁ προσθίων τοῦ βασιλέως ἀσφαλείας ἕνεκα, προγεύστης, ἐπιμελητὴς δείπνου, = θαλίαρχος, Ἀθήν. 171Β, πρβλ. Ἐτυμολ. Μ. 315. 37, Σουΐδ. ἐν λέξει: - πρβλ. δαιτρός.

Spanish (DGE)

-ου, ὁ 1 maestresala, catador en la corte persa, Chares 1, Phylarch.44, Ael.Dion.ε 9, EM 315.37G., Sud.
2 mayordomo, intendente, PCair.Zen.31.18 (III a.C.), cf. ἐλέατρος.

• Etimología: Prob. adapt. de una palabra persa, p. ej. *adiyātar- o *ā-daitar-, cf. av. vī-δaē-tar.

Greek Monolingual

ἐδέατρος, ο (Α)
1. αυτός που δοκίμαζε το φαγητό του βασιλιά μπροστά του για λόγους ασφάλειας
2. (στους Πέρσες) αυτός που φρόντιζε το βασιλικό δείπνο
3. οικονόμος.

Frisk Etymological English

(-τρός?)
Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: seneschal at the Persian court, steward,
Compounds: ἀρχ-εδέατρος upper seneschal at Ptolem. court (hell.)
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Refomation of ἐλέατρος (s. ἐλεόν) after ἔδω. Güntert Reinwortbildungen 155, Kuiper Glotta 21, 272ff.

Frisk Etymology German

ἐδέατρος: (-τρός?)
{edéatros}
Grammar: m.
Meaning: Truchseß am persischen Hofe, Steward, ἀρχεδέατρος ‘Obertruchseß am ptolem. Hofe’ (hell.)
Etymology : Umbildung von ἐλέατρος (s. ἐλεόν) nach ἔδω. Güntert Reinwortbildungen 155, Kuiper Glotta 21, 272ff.
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