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Headword: Neolaia
Adler number: nu,195
Translated headword: youth-band, younger generation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] gathering of youths. [Or] the new people.[1]
"[...] with a view to having the younger generation of Romans compete with appropriate zeal and courage".[2]
"For a plague, as severe as could be, was at its height in the city of Ephesus: those of the younger generation were dying before their time, and there was barrenness in both women and the four-footed flocks".[3]
But newle/a [means] the people of the temple.[4]
Greek Original:
Neolaia: neôn sunagôgê. ho neos laos. huper tou tên neolaian tên Rhômaiôn axiozêlôs te kai hama tôi tharsei diagônizesthai. kai Ailianos: loimos gar têi Ephesôi polei enêkmazen hoios barutatos, promoirois de thanatois diephtheironto hê neolaia, kai ên agonia kai mentoi kai gunaikôn kai tês agelês tês tetrapodos. Neôlea de ho tou neô laos.
Besides the cross-references given below, cf. under alpha 2762.
[1] Same or similar glossing, variously, in Photius (nu138 Theodoridis, cf. nu139) and other lexica. Latte on Hesychius nu334 claims the headword as quoted from Euripides, Alcestis 103.
[2] Aelian fr. 267 Domingo-Forasté (269 Hercher).
[3] Aelian fr. 52f Domingo-Forasté (49 Hercher); cf. alpha 295, pi 2518.
[4] From nu 229, q.v.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; history; medicine; religion; tragedy; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 August 2009@06:50:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 15 August 2009@01:06:11.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 18 August 2009@03:13:39.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 3) on 5 September 2011@22:47:47.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 4) on 29 January 2012@22:16:55.
David Whitehead on 6 June 2013@06:49:43.


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