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Headword: Δαιμονίᾳ
Adler number: delta,116
Translated headword: by a miracle, by a miraculous (fate)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] miraculously.[1]
"His sister's son, when he was eighteen years old, right away from the nature of the young displayed a certain miraculous strength; [but] he fell off a roof right away and died."[2]
Greek Original:
Δαιμονίᾳ: δαιμονίως. ἀδελφῆς υἱὸς ἔτη ιη# γεγονώς, ἐπιδειξάμενος εὐθὺς ἐκ νέων φύσεώς τινα ῥώμην δαιμονίαν: ὃς ἀπὸ τέγους πεσὼν παραχρῆμα ἐτελεύτα τὸν βίον.
[1] The headword is actually an adjective in the feminine dative singular; according to the scholia on Pindar, Olympians 9.110, from where it is probably quoted, the noun presupposed is μοίρᾳ . See generally LSJ s.v. δαιμόνιος , III.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.7 Zintzen (107 Asmus); cf. iota 631.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 July 2002@23:53:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@07:05:01.
Catharine Roth (modified number) on 16 December 2002@17:04:03.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded notes; more keywords) on 17 June 2012@06:20:12.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2015@05:08:52.


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