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Headword: *)arignw/th
Adler number: alpha,3872
Translated headword: Arignote, Arignota
Vetting Status: high
Female student of the great Pythagoras[1] and of Theano;[2] Samian woman, Pythagorean philosopher. She composed the following: Bacchica; it is about the Mysteries of Demeter; it is also entitled Sacred Narrative. She also wrote The Rites of Dionysos and other philosophical works.
Greek Original:
*)arignw/th, maqh/tria *puqago/rou tou= mega/lou kai\ *qeanou=s, *sami/a, filo/sofos *puqagorikh/. sune/tace ta/de: *bakxika/: e)/sti de\ peri\ tw=n *dh/mhtros musthri/wn: e)pigra/fetai de\ kai\ *(iero\s lo/gos. e)/graye de\ kai\ *teleta\s *dionu/sou kai\ a)/lla filo/sofa.
Besides being a personal name (cf. epsiloniota 146 and lambda 753 for the musican Arignotos), the headword in lower case is also an adjective meaning easily-recognised (for good or bad reasons); cf. alpha 3873. For Arignote see again under theta 84 and pi 3120.
[1] For Pythagoras see pi 3120, pi 3121, pi 3123, pi 3124.
[2] For Theano see theta 83, theta 84.
Keywords: biography; gender and sexuality; geography; philosophy; religion; women
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 13 October 2000@03:12:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords) on 13 October 2000@05:18:22.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 24 August 2002@11:01:44.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 7 November 2007@17:27:49.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 8 November 2007@03:12:10.
David Whitehead on 11 April 2012@10:11:28.


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