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Headword: *tosou/tw| qew=|
Adler number: tau,805
Translated headword: so great a god
Vetting Status: high
Meaning a great [god]. "And they laid down a law, [to the effect that] if they were to become such [men] under so great a god,[1] it was good fortune -- they having recorded it as communal."[2]
Greek Original:
*tosou/tw| qew=|: a)nti\ tou= mega/lw|. kai\ no/mon e)/qento, ei) toiou=toi ge/nointo u(po\ tw=| tosou/tw| qew=|, eu)daimoni/an ei)=nai, katagra/fontes koinh/n.
The headword phrase is in the dative singular, presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Ms V, Adler reports, lacks the definite article tw=|; Bernhardy called this a locus imperfectus.
[2] Aelian fr. 90c Domingo-Forasté (part of 87 Hercher), where it refers to the people of Sybaris; cf. kappa 915. (Also attributed to Damascius, Life of Isidore -- fr. 402 Zintzen, 48 Asmus -- but the Aelian/Sybaris link looks strong.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; law; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 August 2010@21:58:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 19 August 2010@03:31:51.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 14 January 2014@08:30:48.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 2) on 2 July 2014@23:49:32.


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