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Headword: *)ektiqe/nai ta\ bre/fh
Adler number: epsilon,648
Translated headword: to expose infants
Vetting Status: high
Meaning the [practice of putting them out] as food for wild beasts, or to perish in some other way in deserted places.
Greek Original:
*)ektiqe/nai ta\ bre/fh: a)nti\ tou= ei)s bora\n qhri/ois, h)\ kai\ a)/llws ei)s diafqora\n paratiqe/nai e)p' e)rhmi/ais.
Same entry in other lexica.
For instances see Herodotus 1.112.1 (web address 1); Aristophanes, Clouds 530-1 (web address 2); Oxyrhynchus Papyri 744.G (web address 3).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2,
Web address 3
Keywords: children; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; food; geography; historiography; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 July 2003@00:47:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword) on 9 July 2003@03:40:24.
Catharine Roth (added links) on 9 July 2003@10:59:04.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 20 November 2005@09:54:56.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 20 November 2005@15:52:51.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 9 August 2012@06:06:58.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 9 August 2012@10:31:53.
David Whitehead (coding; more keywords) on 11 December 2015@06:17:23.


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