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Headword: Πατρονομούμενοι
Adler number: pi,797
Translated headword: being patriarchally governed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those observing the laws/customs inherited from their fathers.
Greek Original:
Πατρονομούμενοι: οἱ τοὺς ἀπὸ τῶν πατέρων παραδεδομένους νόμους τηροῦντες.
The headword, a present participle in the masculine nominative plural, comes from Plato, Laws 3.680E (web address 1). Similarly glossed already in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon (where however a sharper alternative is also proffered: '...or ruled by their fathers') and Photius.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 February 2004@09:51:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 10 May 2004@01:29:58.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 10 May 2004@04:09:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 11 November 2005@08:24:20.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 2 September 2011@08:05:44.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 14 September 2011@22:39:23.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@04:54:03.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 31 January 2015@11:19:00.


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