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Headword: *pro\ th=s di/khs
Adler number: pi,2879
Translated headword: before justice
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of greater esteem than justice. "Those who steal from the gods are chastised, for placing profit before justice."[1]
Greek Original:
*pro\ th=s di/khs: protimo/teron th=s di/khs. oi( qeosu/lai kola/zontai, to\ ke/rdos pro\ th=s di/khs tiqe/menoi.
The headword phrase is presumably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 129 Domingo-Forasté (126 Hercher); cf. under alpha 2571.
Keywords: definition; ethics; law; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 May 2010@04:55:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 May 2010@10:50:46.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 11 May 2010@03:21:58.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2011@09:21:34.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 27 October 2012@01:54:00.
David Whitehead on 21 October 2013@05:00:58.


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