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Headword: Χρηστουργία
Adler number: chi,516
Translated headword: useful service
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] good service. "She flees, longing to repay the man some time with useful service."[1]
Greek Original:
Χρηστουργία: ἀγαθοεργία. ἡ δὲ φεύγει, ἐπιθυμοῦσα ἀμείψασθαί ποτε χρηστουργίᾳ τὸν ἄνθρωπον.
Note:
[1] Attributed to Aelian by Valckenaer, but now Iamblichus, Babyloniaca fr. 69 Habrich.
Keywords: definition; ethics; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@20:25:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 6 April 2008@08:10:07.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 26 December 2010@01:40:42.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr) on 28 December 2010@03:28:11.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@08:18:26.

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