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Headword: *)/aqeon
Adler number: alpha,716
Translated headword: godless, sacrilegious
Vetting Status: high
"It is sacrilegious not to preserve the immortality of the soul and exalt it to the godlike and unite it to the divine with invulnerable and indissoluble bonds, but by contrast to drag down and suppress what is divine in us into some earthly and sinful and gigantic or titanic prison."[1]
Greek Original:
*)/aqeon: a)/qeo/n e)sti to\ mh\ th\n a)qanasi/an th=s yuxh=s diasw/|zein kai\ a)na/gein ei)s to\ qeoeide\s kai\ suna/gein au)th\n pro\s to\ qei=on a)rrh/ktois kai\ a)lu/tois desmoi=s, h)\ ta)nanti/a tou/twn, to\ kataspa=n kai\ kaqe/l- kein to\ e)n h(mi=n qei=on ei)s to\ ghgene\s kai\ a)lith/rion, kai\ gigantw=des h)\ titaniko\n desmwth/rion.
The unglossed headword, neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Tentatively attributed by Adler to Damascius; and it is now Life of Isidore fr. 32 Zintzen, 19 Athanassiadi.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 November 2000@20:38:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Minor alterations; note.) on 6 November 2000@01:59:31.
David Whitehead (modified note; cosmetics) on 14 May 2002@07:21:04.
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 15 May 2003@21:07:07.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords) on 19 January 2012@06:07:30.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2015@08:52:00.


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