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Headword: Γενέθλια
Adler number: gamma,131
Translated headword: genethlia, birthday
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The festival of one's birth recurring every year.[1] Also [sc. attested is] genethlialogia, a prophecy concerning [someone's] birth.[2]
Greek Original:
Γενέθλια: ἡ δι' ἐνιαυτοῦ ἐπιφοιτῶσα τοῦ τεχθέντος ἑορτή. καὶ Γενεθλιαλογία, μαντεία περὶ τῆς γεννήσεως.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in other lexica. From the scholia to Plato, Alcibiades 121C, where the headword occurs; cf. gamma 133.
[2] A horoscope, in effect.
Keywords: children; chronology; daily life; definition; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@12:07:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added alternative headword translation, keyword) on 24 June 2002@18:44:20.
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 25 June 2002@02:57:12.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 5 June 2012@06:58:54.

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