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ταμίας 1 τέμνω who carves and distributes, a dispenser, Il., Pind., Ar.:—of Zeus, as the dispenser of all things to men, Il.; so Aeolus is τ. ἀνέμων Od.:—of kings or rulers, a controller, director, Pind.; τ. κώμων master of the revels, id=Pind.; τ. Διός the priest of Zeus, id=Pind.: τ. Μοισᾶν, i. e. a poet, id=Pind.; οἶκος τ. στεφάνων that hath store of crowns, id=Pind.; τῆς τε ἐπιθυμίας καὶ τῆς τύχης τ. controller both of his desire and of fortune, Thuc.; τ. τριαίνης, of Poseidon, Ar. Prose, a controller of payments, treasurer, Hdt.; τ. τοῦ ἱροῦ the controller of the sacred treasure in the citadel of Athens, id=Hdt. Rome, the quaestor, Plut.

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