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Headword: *moixa/gria
Adler number: mu,1354
Translated headword: adultery-fines
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the proceeds of adultery, paid by the man caught [acting as] an adulterer.
Greek Original:
*moixa/gria: ta\ a)nti\ th=s moixei/as a)greu/mata, e)pi\ tw=| lhfqh=nai moixo\n a)potino/mena.
This neuter plural headword occurs in Homer, Odyssey 8.332 (in the tale of the adultery between Ares and Aphrodite); glossed as in the scholia there, and in other lexica (references at Photius mu505 Theodoridis).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; ethics; gender and sexuality; law; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 December 2000@17:17:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords) on 3 December 2000@07:21:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 14 April 2009@07:04:03.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2013@06:23:28.


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