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Headword: *ge/nesis
Adler number: gamma,136
Translated headword: creation, origin, nativity
Vetting Status: high
Fate is also called nativity.[1]
Reflection[2] and free will are older than creation.[3]
The beginning [is] also [called] origin.
Aelian [writes]: "from there also the ailment took its origin".[4]
Greek Original:
*ge/nesis: ge/nesis le/getai kai\ h( ei(marme/nh. e)/sti de\ presbu/teron th=s gene/sews e)/nnoia kai\ au)tecousio/ths. *ge/nesis kai\ h( a)rxh/. *ai)liano/s: e)/nqen oi( kai\ to\ a)rrw/sthma h)=n th\n ge/nesin labo/n.
See also gamma 134, gamma 135.
[1] In astrology, one's time of birth determines one's fate: see LSJ s.v. A.II.2, also Lampe s.v. 8.
[2] Or good sense.
[3] George the Monk, Chronicon 98.7-8 de Boor.
[4] Aelian [alphaiota 178] fr. 97 Domingo-Forasté (94 Hercher), from one of the lost works (On Providence, On Divine Evidence), strongly influenced by Stoicism.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; historiography; medicine; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 5 May 2002@15:10:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (rearranged, modified translation) on 6 May 2002@01:07:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 6 May 2002@04:03:22.
David Whitehead (streamlined notes; more keywords; tweaking) on 5 June 2012@07:20:27.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 2 September 2012@00:26:59.
Catharine Roth (new note 1, tweaks) on 3 September 2012@00:56:06.
David Whitehead (note numbering) on 9 September 2012@05:20:04.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 4) on 5 October 2012@01:17:08.
David Whitehead on 23 August 2013@06:59:04.


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