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Headword: *(istori/a
Adler number: iota,699
Translated headword: observation, inquiry, history
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] viewing.[1]
"For [is that] not very much like a watching of the mysteries or wishing to abduct Persephone herself?"[2]
Greek Original:
*(istori/a: h( qe/a. ou) ga\r ti/ pou paraplh/sion h)\ musthri/wn i(stori/an h)\ th\n *persefo/nhn e)qelh=sai a(rpa/sai au)th/n;
[1] cf. epsilon 360, iota 696, iota 697.
[2] Aelian fr. 46c Domingo-Forasté, 43 Hercher (formerly attributed to Damascius: fr. 119 Asmus). [It is not clear how the goddess's name should be spelled. Ms A (before correction) reads *ferekra/ths; cf. lambda 633. Ms M (also before correction) read *ferefra/tths, and Bernhardy suggested *ferrefra/tths; cf. pi 1560.] For mysteries, see generally mu 1485, mu 1486.
Keywords: definition; mythology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 April 2006@19:55:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes) on 21 April 2006@03:05:41.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 2) on 26 March 2012@22:17:20.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2013@04:13:20.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 21 February 2019@01:35:59.


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