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Headword: Authigenês
Adler number: alpha,4429
Translated headword: born here, native to this place
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] autochthonous, genuine.[1]
"'I am Persian, and from the time of my fathers a Persian native to this place, yes master. To defile fire is more grievous to us than a difficult death.'"[2]
Greek Original:
Authigenês: autochthôn, gnêsios. Persês eimi kai ek paterôn Persês authigenês, nai despota: pur de miênai hêmin tou chalepou pikroteron thanatou.
Notes:
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.162.2-4.
Keywords: definition; ethics; geography; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 24 March 2002@11:02:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 11 April 2002@08:15:19.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 30 April 2012@06:57:40.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 September 2015@09:15:42.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 20 December 2015@20:05:10.

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