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Headword: *)analfa/bhtos
Adler number: alpha,1952
Translated headword: alphabet-less, illiterate
Vetting Status: high
"[He was] ignorant of all letters and [was] indeed, as it is called, 'alphabet-less'".[1]
About emperor Justinian.
Greek Original:
*)analfa/bhtos: a)ma/qhtos gramma/twn a(pa/ntwn kai\ to\ dh\ lego/menon, a)nalfa/bhtos. peri\ *)iousti/nou basi/lews.
[1] Procopius, Secret History 6.11; already at alpha 1470, and again at iota 449.
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2001@19:56:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 13 May 2001@11:12:52.
David Whitehead on 24 February 2012@07:25:55.


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