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Headword: *katakwxh/
Adler number: kappa,595
Translated headword: possession, inspiration
Vetting Status: high
Some [sc. use this form] instead of katoxh/.[1]
"If one should take Proclus' book On the Mother in his hands, he will see that [it reveals all] the theology concerning the goddess, not without divine inspiration."[2]
Greek Original:
*katakwxh/: e)/nioi a)nti\ tou= katoxh/. th\n bi/blon *pro/klou th\n *mhtrw|akh\n ei)/ tis meta\ xei=ras la/boi, o)/yetai, w(s ou)k a)/neu qei/as katakwxh=s th\n qeologi/an th\n peri\ qeou=.
See also kappa 594, kappa 596; and cf. kappa 597.
[1] Similar comment (as Adler notes) in the lexicon of Cyril. In fact the headword is closely related to katoxh/, differing only in having a reduplication of the root -ox- (from *sogh/segh/sgh as in the verb e)/xw).
[2] Marinus, Life of Proclus 33: quoted more fully at pi 2473.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 July 2008@02:01:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 14 July 2008@03:31:13.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 15 July 2008@13:48:30.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1) on 23 March 2011@07:03:08.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2013@07:54:54.


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