previous next
κορυ^φ-αῖος , ,
A.head man, chief, leader, “αὐτὸς ἕκαστος βουλόμενος κ. εἶναιHdt.3.82; τῶν ἀνδρῶν τοὺς κ. ib.159, cf. 6.23, 98, Pl.Tht.173c; οἱ κ. party-leaders, Plb.28.4.6, cf. Phld.Sto.Herc.339.11; in the Drama, leader of the chorus, “ἡγεμὼν τῆς φυλῆς κ.D.21.60 codd., cf. Arist.Pol.1277a11, Posidon.15J., etc.; κ. ἑστηκώς standing at the head of the row, Ar.Pl.953.
II. as Adj., at the top, κ. πῖλος the apex of the Roman flamen, Plu.Marc.5; τὰ κ. τῆς νίκης the crowning fruits of . . , Hdn.8.3.5; “κ. τέλος τῶν πραγμάτωνId.7.5.2; τοῦ λαμπροῦ -αῖον (sc. αἴτιον) Phld.Po.2.41.
2. epith. of Zeus, CIG4458.4 (Seleucia in Pieria); of the Roman Jupiter Capitolinus, Paus.2.4.5: Sup. κορυφαιότατος in later Gr., “κ. ἀρχαίCIG3885 (Eumeneia), cf. Plu.2.1115b, Luc.Sol.5, Hist.Conscr.34.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (10 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 953
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 60
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.82
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.23
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.4.5
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 173c
    • Polybius, Histories, 28.4.6
    • Plutarch, Marcellus, 5
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 34
    • Lucian, Soleocista, 5
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: