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Headword: *)afai/rema
Adler number: alpha,4569
Translated headword: extract
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a sacrificial] offering,[1] present, or friendship-gift.
Also [sc. attested is] a)fai/resis, a word used by Hyperides in the specialized sense of the [sc. removal of a slave] to freedom.
Greek Original:
*)afai/rema: a)na/qhma, dw=ron, h)\ ce/nion. kai\ *)afai/resis *(uperi/dhs i)di/ws th\n ei)s e)leuqeri/an le/gei.
[1] "[T]hat which is taken away as the choice part": LSJ s.v. (web address 1), citing the Old Testament and Josephus. LSJ give a)fai/rhma as from Hesychius, but Latte reads a)fai/rema, as here and in the sources and other lexica.
[2] Hyperides fr. 23 Jensen, cited from Harpokration s.v.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; historiography; law; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 October 2000@05:43:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 28 August 2002@07:54:53.
William Hutton (cosmetics, added link, set status) on 30 June 2003@07:18:23.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 July 2011@06:49:30.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@05:16:38.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 22 December 2015@22:44:51.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, cosmetics) on 22 December 2015@23:10:29.


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