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Headword: Maieia
Adler number: mu,320
Translated headword: obstetrics
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] midwifery.
Greek Original:
Maieia: hê maieusis.
Notes:
At Theaetetus 150B (web address 1), Plato uses maiei/a of the business of a midwife in general, and mai/eusis of assisting in a particular delivery (both in figurative senses).
See also mu 315, mu 316, mu 317, mu 318, mu 319, mu 341, mu 345.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; philosophy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 April 2008@10:42:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 24 April 2008@03:19:29.
David Whitehead on 12 May 2013@06:53:54.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 12 May 2013@15:38:43.

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