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Headword: Ephêbos
Adler number: epsilon,3889
Translated headword: adolescent
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a boy, a youth, [one] in his prime. From which [sc. comes the verb] e)fhbeu/w.
"Timasion, an Egyptian boy, had just departed from adolescence and had attained his youthful strength. His step-mother pressed her passion on him against his self-control and began to make his father angry."[1]
Greek Original:
Ephêbos: pais, neos, en autêi têi akmêi. hothen ephêbeuô. Timasiôn, meirakion Aiguption, ephêbou de arti hupapêiei kai tên hôran arti errôto. sôphronounti de autôi hê mêtruia erôsa epekeito kai chalepon ton patera epoiei.
cf. epsilon 3888, epsilon 3890
[1] Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 6.3; see more fully at tau 598.
Keywords: biography; children; chronology; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 24 January 2008@22:11:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 25 January 2008@05:43:35.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 November 2012@05:01:21.


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