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Headword: Χειροσκοπικόν
Adler number: chi,258
Translated headword: palmistry
Vetting Status: high
[Note] that Helenos wrote down [sc. the principles of] divination based on palmistry, as when we say from the folds of the stretched-out palm of the hands, [someone] is begetting a child or anything like that.
Greek Original:
Χειροσκοπικόν: ὅτι Ἕλενος συνέγραψε τὸ χειροσκοπικὸν οἰώνισμα: ὡς ὅταν τῆς ἐκτάσεως τῶν χειρῶν τῆς παλάμης ἀπὸ τῶν ῥυτίδων εἴπωμεν, παιδοποιεῖ ἤ τι τοιοῦτον.
Quoted here from epsilon 790; see also omicroniota 163.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; gender and sexuality; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 March 2006@11:29:32.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (set status) on 6 March 2006@12:37:45.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; raised status) on 7 March 2006@02:28:41.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 25 July 2006@07:06:44.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@05:52:04.


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