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Headword: *mu/hsis
Adler number: mu,1386
Translated headword: initiation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] learning, instruction, understanding.[1]
It is said from celebrating mysterious and secret [rites], or because when they shut [mu/ontas] their senses and go beyond bodily imagination they receive divine illumination.[2]
Greek Original:
*mu/hsis: ma/qhsis, kath/xhsis, e)pisth/mh. ei)/rhtai de\ para\ to\ musth/ria kai\ a)po/rrhta telei=sqai, h)\ dia\ to\ mu/ontas ta\s ai)sqh/seis kai\ e)pe/keina swmatikh=s fantasi/as genome/nous ta\s qei/as ei)sde/xesqai e)lla/myeis.
cf. generally mu 1385, mu 1422.
[1] Likewise in the Synagoge, Photius (mu576 Theodoridis), the Lexica Segueriana (304.12), and a gloss on Dionysius the Areopagite (PG 4.26c); similarly elsewhere.
[2] Source (not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG): ps.-Nonnus, Scholia Mythologica 4.69 (where the subject of ei)/rhtai is to\ muei=sqai "to be initiated").
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 August 2009@01:19:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; cosmetics) on 9 August 2009@04:42:27.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2013@09:02:01.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 December 2014@00:34:13.


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