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Headword: Πειθώ
Adler number: pi,1441
Translated headword: persuasion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] persuasiveness.
"There is no other shrine of persuasion, except speech".[1]
Greek Original:
Πειθώ: ἡ πεισμονή. οὐκ ἔστι πειθοῦς ἱερὸν ἄλλο, πλὴν λόγος.
cf. kappa 1506, pi 1436, pi 1472 (and chi 123 for P. as one of the three Graces).
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 1391 (quoting a line from Euripides' lost Antigone). See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; imagery; religion; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 March 2010@08:07:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 April 2010@22:40:45.
Catharine Roth (added link, raised status) on 11 April 2010@01:13:55.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 11 April 2010@04:28:44.
David Whitehead on 2 October 2013@06:28:31.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation following a suggestion from Brady Kiesling) on 29 December 2016@10:55:13.


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