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Headword: *farmakei/as
Adler number: phi,101
Translated headword: of witchcraft
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of sorcery.[1] "Everything was full of witchcraft being started, of [men] throwing themselves into wells and over cliffs."[2]
Greek Original:
*farmakei/as: gohtei/as. pa/nta d' h)=n plh/rh a)rxome/nhs farmakei/as r(iptou/ntwn e(autou\s e)s ta\ fre/ata kai\ kata\ krhmnw=n.
[1] The headword is genitive singular of farmakei/a (phi 100), presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Polybius 38.16.7 (on central Greece at the time of the Roman conquest, 146 BCE). It is quoted more fully at pi 1242, but there as well as here the participle a)rxome/nhs, "being started", has replaced parhllagme/nhs, "having become extraordinary".
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 August 2007@19:20:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented n.2 and keywords) on 19 August 2007@04:49:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 28 April 2011@08:52:11.
David Whitehead on 4 December 2013@06:55:43.


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