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Headword: *kakodai/mwn
Adler number: kappa,156
Translated headword: ill-starred
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who is hateful to a god, and has a soul affected by passion.[1]
Aelian [writes]:[1] "[there was] a man [called] Euphronius, an ill-starred man, and he rejoiced in the nonsense of Epicurus and he adopted two bad things from that [nonsense], [namely] to be an atheist and a licentious man."[2]
Greek Original:
*kakodai/mwn: o( qew=| e)paxqh/s, kai\ o( th\n yuxh\n e)/xwn e)mpaqh=. *ai)liano/s: a)nh\r *eu)fro/nios, kakodai/mwn a)nh/r, kai\ e)/xairen e)pi\ tai=s *)epikou/rou fluari/ais kai\ e)c e)kei/nwn kaka\ ei)ru/sato du/o, a)/qeo/s te kai\ a)ko/lastos ei)=nai.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (which do not have what follows here).
[2] Aelian fr. 92a Domingo-Forasté (part of 89 Hercher), already partly quoted at epsiloniota 215. For Epicurus see generally epsilon 2404, epsilon 2405, epsilon 2406.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 July 2005@21:52:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 27 July 2005@02:06:07.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 10 October 2005@09:04:18.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation) on 9 November 2005@06:16:26.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 30 October 2012@02:00:26.
David Whitehead on 22 January 2013@10:17:14.


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