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Headword: *)alith/rios
Adler number: alpha,1257
Translated headword: sinning
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unholy, one who is mired in defilement and a wrongdoer against gods. Aristophanes in Knights [writes]: "I say you were born out of those sinning against the goddess [sc. Athena]."[1]
Greek Original:
*)alith/rios: a)no/sios, o( e)nexo/menos mia/smati kai\ e)chmarthkw\s ei)s qeou/s. *)aristofa/nhs *(ippeu=sin: e)k tw=n a)lithri/wn se/ fhmi gegone/nai tw=n th=s qeou=.
Same entry in Photius.
See also alpha 1258, alpha 1259; and cf. alpha 1260.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 445-446. For this notorious episode of Athenian history, from the C7 BCE but still reverberating two hundred years later, see Thucydides 1.126ff.
Robert Parker, Miasma (Oxford 1983)
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2000@22:19:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added bibliography; keywords; cosmetics) on 29 January 2001@11:00:46.
David Whitehead (added note) on 18 June 2002@05:13:05.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added italics) on 28 September 2005@18:23:40.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks) on 6 February 2012@09:07:20.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2015@04:59:26.


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