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Headword: *pteru/gion
Adler number: pi,3019
Translated headword: pinnacle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] akroterion.
Greek Original:
*pteru/gion: a)krwth/rion.
Literally wing-tip.
From glosses on Matthew 4.5 (cf. Luke 4.9): the devil tempts Jesus to throw himself from the pteru/gion of the temple.
See also phi 116 and (for a different sense of this headword) theta 290.
Keywords: architecture; Christianity; definition; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 March 2004@06:54:48.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified translation, betacoding in note, set status) on 31 March 2004@09:14:15.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 30 June 2004@07:31:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 April 2010@07:38:11.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2011@05:42:47.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2013@10:10:47.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@04:07:52.


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