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Headword: Οὐχ οἷά τε εἶναι
Adler number: omicron,987
Translated headword: not such as to be
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning things] not able.[1] "But these things are not such as to be unaccomplished, since the gods allowed them to have impunity [as] having originated from themselves."[2]
Greek Original:
Οὐχ οἷά τε εἶναι: οὐ δυνατά. ἀλλὰ ταῦτα μὲν οὐχ οἷά τε εἶναι ἄπρακτα γενέσθαι, ἐπείπερ οἱ θεοὶ ἀτιμώρητα αὐτὰ περιεῖδον ἐκ σφῶν γενόμενα.
The headword phrase is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] cf. omicron 990.
[2] Aelian fr. 221 Domingo-Forasté (220 Hercher); cf. alpha 3685.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 June 2010@22:34:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 June 2010@03:07:35.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 17 June 2013@01:49:41.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2013@05:53:14.


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