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Headword: Ἰθεῖα
Adler number: iota,238
Translated headword: straight
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] direct, upright.[1]
"For not feebly does he know the balance of upright justice from Zeus."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰθεῖα: εὐθεῖα, ὀρθή. οὐ γὰρ ἀφαυρῶς ἐκ Διὸς ἰθείης οἶδε τάλαντα δίκης.
Notes:
[1] The headword is feminine nominative singular of ἰθύς , probably quoted here (as Latte on Hesychius iota388 assumes) from Homer, Iliad 23.580; cf. generally iota 237, iota 245.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.267.3-4 (Diotimus); already at alpha 4566.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; law; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 March 2006@21:29:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1 and keywords) on 22 March 2006@04:14:43.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 10 January 2013@06:05:26.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 7 January 2019@02:08:04.
Catharine Roth on 7 January 2019@02:10:49.

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