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Headword: *pro/poloi/ te kai\ qerapeutai/
Adler number: pi,2575
Translated headword: both ministers and attendants
Vetting Status: high
"Eurymedon, as minister of Deo's mysteries, was once about to indict Aristotle [for impiety]".
Greek Original:
*pro/poloi/ te kai\ qerapeutai/. me/llwn *eu)rume/dwn po/t' *)aristote/lh gra/yasqai, *dhou=s mu/stidos w)\n pro/polos.
The headword phrase (not identified by Adler) quotes Philo Judaeus (Philo of Alexandria), de decalogo 66. (For 'minister' cf. pi 2571, pi 2573, pi 2574; for 'attendant' cf. theta 228, theta 228.)
The body of the entry, connected with the headword only by dint of using the word propolos, comes from Diogenes Laertius' couplets about Aristotle (DL 5.8). For the episode, from 323 BCE, cf. Athenaeus, Deipnosophistai 15.696A-697B (15.51-52 Kaibel). Deo is Demeter (delta 483).
Keywords: biography; history; law; philosophy; poetry; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 September 2002@08:44:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 21 August 2004@01:27:14.
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David Whitehead (tweaks) on 24 July 2011@08:04:12.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2011@05:49:31.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 November 2021@23:18:52.


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