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Headword: *kleo/bios
Adler number: kappa,1717
Translated headword: Kleobios, Cleobius
Vetting Status: high
Name of a priest of the idols.
Greek Original:
*kleo/bios: o)/noma i(ere/ws tw=n ei)dw/lwn.
Several individuals of this name are attested. Probably the one best described by the Suda's glossing phrase (here only) is the one mentioned as a leader of heretics by Christian writers: see e.g. Eusebius Church History 22.5, quoting Hegesippus (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 October 2003@00:57:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 10 October 2003@03:28:44.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link) on 10 October 2003@22:42:53.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 2 October 2005@01:43:46.
David Whitehead (recast and expanded note) on 27 February 2013@07:56:31.


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