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Headword: *so/doma kai\ *go/morra
Adler number: sigma,764
Translated headword: Sodom and Gomorrha
Vetting Status: high
Names of shameful and profane cities. Also [sc. attested is] 'Sodomene', [meaning] the citizen [of Sodom]. Also [sc. attested is] 'Sodomite', likewise.[1]
Greek Original:
*so/doma kai\ *go/morra: o)no/mata po/lewn ai)sxrw=n kai\ bebh/lwn. kai\ *sodomhno/s, o( poli/ths. kai\ *sodomi/ths o(moi/ws.
[1] Both in the upper case, as purely geographical terms; cf. Stephanus of Byzantium. Note, nonetheless, what Gregory of Nazianzus and others say about Lot (lambda 739): "a Sodomite, but not a Sodomite in his ways".
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; religion
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 5 October 2002@19:26:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 6 October 2002@05:08:13.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 10 May 2011@04:52:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 18 August 2011@10:11:32.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2013@05:27:59.


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