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Headword: Ἰσοδαίτης
Adler number: iota,648
Translated headword: Isodaites
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A certain foreign deity, to whom the common and not altogether respectable women used to pay homage.
Greek Original:
Ἰσοδαίτης: ξενικός τις δαίμων, ᾧ τὰ δημώδη γύναια καὶ μὴ πάνυ σπουδαῖα ἐτέλει.
Notes:
Mentioned by Hyperides (fr. 177 Jensen) and taken up by Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
The headword is also found as an epithet (meaning Equally-Dividing) of other deities: see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; religion; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 November 2000@11:49:11.
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Catharine Roth on 2 August 2003@23:54:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 August 2003@04:14:33.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 July 2011@06:27:22.

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