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Headword: *(uperba/qmion po/da r(iptw=n
Adler number: upsilon,234
Translated headword: casting a foot over the threshold
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [someone] behaving in a disorderly [and] inappropriate manner.[1] "Not casting a foot over the threshold, as the saying goes, into piety, but setting limits for himself suitable to his age, handling matters relating to the gods with a noble and pure conscience."[2]
Greek Original:
*(uperba/qmion po/da r(iptw=n: a)nti\ tou= a)ta/ktws, a)prepw=s diapratto/menos. ou)de\ u(perba/qmion po/da r(iptw=n, kata\ to\ lo/gion, ei)s th\n qeose/beian, a)lla\ me/tra o(ri/zwn e(autw=| th=s h(liki/as a)/cia, gnhsi/w| kai\ kaqarw=| suneido/ti metaxeiri/zwn ta\ peri\ tou\s qeou/s.
[1] cf. Gregorius of Cyprus 3.89.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.137 Zintzen (38 Asmus, 59C Athanassiadi), quoting Chaldean Oracles 176.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; ethics; imagery; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 April 2008@12:09:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 April 2008@07:08:27.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 21 November 2013@06:30:38.


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