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Headword: Αἰτιῶδες ψεῦδος
Adler number: alphaiota,371
Translated headword: causal falsehood
Vetting Status: high
[sc. This term means] either something that begins from a falsehood or does not finish up with a consequence or has, when it finishes, the premise as a consequence. For instance: because it is night, Dion is taking a walk.[1]
Construction: "those who had escaped were from Mysia for such reasons as these."[2]
Greek Original:
Αἰτιῶδες ψεῦδος: ἤτοι ὃ ἀπὸ ψεύδους ἄρχεται ἢ μὴ εἰς ἀκόλουθον λήγει ἢ ἔχει τῷ λήγοντι τὸ ἀρχόμενον ἀκόλουθον. οἷον διότι νύξ ἐστι, Δίων περιπατεῖ. σύνταξις: οἱ δὲ πεφευγότες ἦσαν ἀπὸ τῆς Μυσίας αἰτίαις τοιαῖσδε.
The first part of the entry is also in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] Diogenes Laertius 7.75.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; geography; philosophy
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 May 2003@22:03:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 23 May 2003@04:38:24.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 17 May 2012@08:24:15.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2012@08:24:33.
David Whitehead (another note) on 1 December 2015@06:25:41.


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