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Headword: *duswpi/a
Adler number: delta,1675
Translated headword: confusion of face, false modesty
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1119).
This noun is used by writers between the C1 BCE and the C2 CE in the sense indicated in the headword. Plutarch wrote a short treatise on the topic, de vitioso pudore (Moralia 528Cff).
In Patristic texts it can be found meaning “appeal to sense of shame” and “persuasion” (see Lampe s.v.).
A Patristic Lexicon, edited by G.W.H. Lampe. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1961.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 13 February 2005@11:48:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; modified keywords; cosmetics) on 14 February 2005@03:42:58.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 22 July 2012@08:02:58.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 22 February 2015@00:29:21.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 March 2015@01:05:36.
David Whitehead on 17 November 2015@03:58:14.


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