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Headword: *se/lgh
Adler number: sigma,197
Translated headword: Selge
Vetting Status: high
A city of Pisidia, where the people used to lead bad lives and have [incestuous] sexual intercourse with each other. Hence, by extension, a)se/lgeia ["licentiousness"] and a)selgai/nein ["to be licentious"].
Greek Original:
*se/lgh: po/lis *pisidi/as, o(/pou kakw=s e)/zwn oi( a)/nqrwpoi kai\ a)llh/lois e)koinw/noun. o(/qen kai\ to\ a)se/lgeia kat' e)pi/tasin kai\ to\ a)selgai/nein.
From alpha 4140.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 October 2001@05:25:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added betacode, set status) on 1 December 2004@00:37:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 1 December 2004@03:07:17.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2013@09:34:50.


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