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Headword: Akousitheon
Adler number: alpha,941
Translated headword: god-heard
Vetting Status: high
That which comes into a god's hearing.
"If he cleaves to me and prays, I will shine a god-heard light."[1]
Greek Original:
Akousitheon: to eis theou akoas erchomenon. ên de m' anapsas euchêtai, lampsô phengos akousitheon.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras. The headword adjective, neuter singular, is presumably extracted from the quotation given. (It is nowhere else attested.)
[1] Greek Anthology 6.249.3-4 (Antipater of Thessalonica), the gift of a candle for Piso; cf. Gow and Page (38-39), pi 268, and tau 1212. L. Calpurnius Piso (48 BCE - 32 CE, consul 15 BCE, "the pontifex") was Antipater's patron; cf. OCD(4) s.v. Calpurnius Piso (2), Lucius.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1968)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; history; imagery; poetry; politics; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 March 2001@19:39:46.
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David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 22 March 2001@05:18:12.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 27 January 2012@06:10:55.
Catharine Roth (coding, keyword) on 5 February 2012@18:16:23.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added keyword) on 22 July 2019@19:54:02.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added keywords) on 30 July 2019@16:45:05.


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