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Headword: *(ra|stw/nh
Adler number: rho,54
Translated headword: comfort, laziness
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] relaxation, delight, luxuriousness, contentedness, laziness, pleasant living, vanity, idleness. [The verb] r(a|stwneu/ein ["to take it easy"] is also used in [book] 38 of Dio's Roman Histories.[1]
"[Them] living comfortably and embracing a relaxed lifestyle [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*(ra|stw/nh: a)na/pausis, te/ryis, trufh/, eu)koli/a, r(a|qumi/a, h(dupa/qeia, xauno/ths, a)rgi/a. ei)/rhtai kai\ r(a|stwneu/ein e)n tw=| lh# *di/wnos *(rwmai+kw=n. r(a|stw/nh| suzw=ntas kai\ a)neime/non bi/on a)spazome/nous.
cf. rho 53.
[1] Cassius Dio 38.39.2. Same or similar material in other lexica; references at Photius rho47 Theodoridis.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.22 Zintzen (237 Asmus). The expression r(a|stw/nh| suzw=ntes occurs several times in Theodoret and other Christian writers.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; definition; ethics; historiography; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 April 2008@11:51:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 April 2008@07:04:26.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@08:46:44.


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