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Headword: *magganei/a
Adler number: mu,4
Translated headword: trickery
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sorcery.[1]
"He fell into a grievous disease as a result of trickery and punished many who had been arrested for this."[2]
Procopius [writes]: "and she had constrained her husband with many kinds of trickery."[3]
Greek Original:
*magganei/a: h( gohtei/a. o( de\ no/sw| perie/pesen e)k magganei/as xaleph=| kai\ pollou\s e)pi\ tou/tw| a(lo/ntas e)ko/lase. *proko/pios: kai\ to\n a)/ndra magganei/ais kateilh/fei pollai=s.
cf. generally mu 3, mu 5.
[1] For gohtei/a, see gamma 365 (as well as mu 5).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
[3] Procopius, Secret History 1.13, on Antonina and Belisarius (beta 233).
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; ethics; historiography; history; medicine; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 October 2005@01:22:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 2 October 2005@04:23:12.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 28 March 2011@04:43:27.
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