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Headword: Latreia
Adler number: lambda,146
Translated headword: service
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] servitude for pay.[1]
Sophocles [in] Ajax [writes]: "[what] services she performs in place of what an enviable [status]!"[2]
Greek Original:
Latreia: douleia epi misthôi. Sophoklês Aias: latreias anth' hosou zêlou trephei.
[1] cf. lambda 149. Similar glossing, variously, in other lexica. (Cognate words at lambda 145, lambda 147, lambda 148.)
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 503 (web address 1); cf. zeta 56.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; ethics; gender and sexuality; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 February 2005@15:54:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another x-ref; cosmetics) on 23 February 2005@02:49:34.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 3 April 2013@07:56:02.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 3 April 2013@21:25:37.


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