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Headword: *yhfolo/goi
Adler number: psi,81
Translated headword: jugglers, con men
Vetting Status: high
Those who play games with pebbles are [called] yhfolo/goi. At any rate those who mislead and deceive are juggler-like, just as the jugglers rob [people], deceiving the eyes by the swift moving of the pebbles.[1]
Greek Original:
*yhfolo/goi: yhfolo/goi ei)si\n oi( yhfopai=ktai. yhfologikoi\ gou=n oi( planw=ntes kai\ a)patw=ntes, w(/sper oi( yhfolo/goi tou\s o)fqalmou\s tw=| ta/xei th=s metaqe/sews tw=n yh/fwn a)patw=ntes sunarpa/zousi.
This and psi 82 together form the yhfolo/goi entry in the Lexicon of the works of Gregory of Nazianzus. Gregory uses the phrase yhfologikh\n teratei/an in Theological Epistles 102.19.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; definition; ethics; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 December 2005@19:22:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 31 December 2005@05:14:28.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 25 July 2006@07:16:58.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 April 2010@06:31:08.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 6 November 2013@05:30:15.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2013@05:31:00.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 26 May 2014@00:03:48.


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