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Headword: *katesklhkw/s
Adler number: kappa,991
Translated headword: having become a skeleton
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] having withered up.[1]
"By the austerity [literally, the having-become-a-skeleton] of their life-style and the molding of their habits towards moderation, having been so far empowered that these men also were surrounded with not the least multitude, having established monasteries."[2]
Greek Original:
*katesklhkw/s: katechramme/nos. tw=| ge mh\n katesklhko/ti tou= bi/ou kai\ th=| ei)s metrio/thta pla/sei tw=n h)qw=n ou(/tw dunhqe/ntes, w(/ste ou)k e)la/xista kai\ ou(=toi plh/qh perieba/lonto, a)skhth/ria susthsa/menoi.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. Perfect active participle of kataske/llomai; headword in the masculine nominative singular; dative in the quotation given (which the other lexica do not have).
[2] Part of an unidentifiable quotation referring to the semi-Arian bishops Eleusios and Marathonios; cf. alpha 2405 and esp. epsilon 813, with the note to the latter.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 August 2008@01:26:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 31 August 2008@04:20:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 February 2013@09:30:25.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.2) on 17 December 2015@10:25:27.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 June 2019@22:06:14.


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