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Headword: *zw/pura
Adler number: zeta,150
Translated headword: sparks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] things which create life.
Greek Original:
*zw/pura: tou= zh=n poihtika/.
Neuter plural of the adjective zw/puros; again zeta 151, zeta 152, and cf. zeta 157. Same glossing in Photius and in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. The passage in question is evidently Plato, Laws 677B, where the headword is used figuratively of the human survivors of the flood (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; mythology; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 May 2005@04:29:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, link, status) on 27 May 2005@11:06:08.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 28 May 2005@00:26:42.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 28 May 2005@00:32:39.
David Whitehead (typo) on 29 May 2005@04:00:53.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2012@09:26:53.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 5 December 2012@00:29:09.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2016@03:19:30.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2016@03:20:33.


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