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Headword: *teratei/a
Adler number: tau,329
Translated headword: talking marvels, telling tall tales
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] falsehood-talk.[1]
["Not to give credit] to the things [said] by the tellers of tall tales and sorcerers about enchantments and getting rid of daemons”.[2]
Greek Original:
*teratei/a: yeudologi/a. paradocologi/a. toi=s u(po\ tw=n terateuome/nwn kai\ goh/twn peri\ e)pw|dw=n kai\ daimo/nwn a)popomph=s.
See also tau 328, tau 330.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau165 Theodoridis.
[2] Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 1.6.1.
Keywords: definition; ethics; mythology; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 4 January 2007@07:41:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 January 2007@08:48:41.
Catharine Roth (coded title) on 4 January 2007@17:26:05.
David Whitehead (more; keywords; tweaking) on 9 January 2014@04:22:45.


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