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Headword: Kotus
Adler number: kappa,2171
Translated headword: Kotys, Cotys
Vetting Status: high
A divinity, worshipped among Corinthians, presider over the debauched.
"This is the source of those Kleistheneses and Timarchoses and all those who for the sake of money make their youth accessible and those not motivated by money but by something else, and those motivated by nothing at all but [sc. acting] out of accursed pleasure. All at once the effeminate are all daintily-coiffed."
Greek Original:
Kotus: daimôn, para Korinthiois timômenos, ephoros tôn aischrôn. hothen hoi Kleisthenai kai Timarchoi kai pantes hoi pros argurion tên hôran diatithemenoi kai hoi mê pros argurion de, alla pros allo ti, kai hoi mê pros mêden hotioun, alla dia tên exagiston hêdonên. kathapax hoi thêludriai trichôn plastai pantes eisin.
cf. theta 381 (q.v. for further notes), where a slightly abridged version of the quotation from Synesius (see n.1 below) appears.
[1] Synesius, Encomium of Baldness 21.4.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; economics; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; religion; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 March 2008@06:54:27.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified notes, raised status) on 24 March 2008@09:41:33.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 24 March 2008@09:47:07.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@10:15:17.


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