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Headword: Ἥλω>20: γενικῇ
Adler number: eta,264
Translated headword: was caught, succumbed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with a genitive. "Cyprian the Great succumbed to this [girl]."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἥλω: γενικῇ. ταύτης ὁ μέγας ἥλω Κυπριανός.
Notes:
Aorist (passive) of ἁλίσκομαι , third person singular; cf. eta 258, eta 268. For this sense of the verb, see LSJ s.v. A.4.
[1] From the speech In praise of Cyprian, bishop of Carthage (cf. gamma 450, kappa 445), by Gregory of Nazianzus (PG 35.1180); on the pre-conversion Cyprian's infatuation for a young girl.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 July 2006@11:26:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 July 2006@03:53:33.
David Whitehead (modified n.2) on 25 July 2006@06:56:13.
Catharine Roth (removed keyword) on 25 July 2006@11:24:24.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented n.2 and keyrords) on 26 July 2006@05:06:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 16 December 2012@05:38:32.
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