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Headword: *eu)o/rkou
Adler number: epsilon,3618
Translated headword: faithful to one's oath
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] pious.[1] Hesiod [writes]: "a family of a man faithful to his oath may change afterwards."[2] And Aristophanes [writes]: "but if you are at all delighted in the ways of a man faithful to his oath."[3]
Greek Original:
*eu)o/rkou: eu)sebou=s. *(hsi/odos: a)ndro\s d' eu)o/rkou geneh\ meto/pisqen a)mei/bh. kai\ *)aristofa/nhs: a)ll' ei)/ ti xai/reis a)ndro\s eu)o/rkou tro/pois.
See also epsilon 3617.
[1] The headword is in the genitive singular, as in both the quotations given.
[2] Hesiod, Works and Days 285 (where the last word of the verse is a)mei/nwn "better": web address 1).
[3] Aristophanes, Wealth [Plutus] 61 (web address 2), and scholion.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; law; poetry; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 23 July 2003@09:17:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added notes and links) on 23 July 2003@23:03:30.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keywords) on 24 July 2003@03:03:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 8 November 2012@04:04:30.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 10 November 2012@00:17:22.


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