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Headword: Χριστόδωρος
Adler number: chi,526
Translated headword: Christodoros, Christodorus
Vetting Status: high
of [sc. Egyptian] Thebes, illustrius [in status].[1] He wrote Bird-catching[2] in verse; also miracles of the silverless[3] saints, Cosmas and Damian.
Greek Original:
Χριστόδωρος, Θηβαῖος, ἰλλούστριος. ἔγραψεν Ἰξευτικὰ δι' ἐπῶν: καὶ θαύματα τῶν ἁγίων Ἀναργύρων, Κοσμᾶ καὶ Δαμιανοῦ.
[1] cf. pi 2479.
[2] cf. omicron 452.
[3] Often translated "unmercenary"; see the definition at alpha 2043. Cosmas and Damian are venerated as physicians who refused payment for their services: see Catholic Encyclopedia entry at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; economics; ethics; geography; medicine; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 October 2007@09:45:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added keyword, set status) on 15 October 2007@21:37:23.
Catharine Roth (added note and link) on 16 October 2007@01:17:13.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 October 2007@03:05:25.
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 16 October 2007@11:09:57.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 16 October 2007@11:20:06.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@08:55:35.


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