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Headword: *)iou/das
Adler number: iota,429
Translated headword: Judah, Judas
Vetting Status: high
and [*)ioudai=os] Jew.
Concerning the Jews, the historian Damocritus says that they used to worship the golden head of an ass, and every three years they hunted and attacked a stranger. They tore his flesh into thin strips and in this manner they killed him.[1]
Greek Original:
*)iou/das kai\ *)ioudai=os. o(/ti *damo/kritos i(storiko\s peri\ *)ioudai/wn fhsi/: xrush=n o)/nou kefalh\n proseku/noun kai\ kata\ trieti/an ce/non a)greu/ontes prose/feron kai\ kata\ lepta\ ta\s sa/rkas die/cainon kai\ ou(/tws a)nh/|roun.
For the primary headword cf. under alpha 2693 (Judas Maccabaeus), and pi 272 (Judah the son of Jacob and Leah).
[1] cf. delta 49, where the interval is seven years.
Keywords: biography; chronology; ethics; geography; historiography; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Kristen Bentley on 23 April 2004@09:07:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added cross-reference and keywords) on 23 April 2004@19:32:01.
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented notes) on 25 April 2004@05:07:00.
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 25 April 2004@09:23:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 13 January 2013@05:55:59.


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