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Headword: Ἱερῶσθαι
Adler number: iota,203
Translated headword: to have been consecrated
Vetting Status: high
Thucydides says: "believing that they had been consecrated although they were not pure because of some ancient fault." For it means to have been judged sacred, and as if to have been dedicated.
Greek Original:
Ἱερῶσθαι: φησὶ Θουκυδίδης: νομίσαντες κατὰ δή τινα παλαιὰν αἰτίαν οὐ καθαροὺς ὄντας ἱερῶσθαι. σημαίνει γὰρ τὸ ἱεροὺς νενομίσθαι, καὶ οἷον καθιερῶσθαι.
Perfect middle-passive infinitive of ἱερόω ; Thucydides 5.1.1 (web address 1). Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
cf. iota 158.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 May 2006@23:28:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 21 May 2006@05:11:19.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 9 January 2013@09:41:51.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 10 January 2013@00:06:20.


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