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Headword: Θεμιτή
Adler number: theta,128
Translated headword: righteous, lawful
Vetting Status: high
"For much of the treasure was discovered in the excavations, and the gain made every path [sc. seem] lawful: [...] for they were trampling on the dead."[1]
Greek Original:
Θεμιτή. πολλὰ γὰρ τῶν κειμηλίων ἐν ταῖς διώρυξιν ηὑρίσκετο, καὶ πᾶσαν θεμιτὴν ὁδὸν ἐποίει τὸ κέρδος: τοὺς νεκροὺς γὰρ ἐνεπάτουν.
The unglossed headword is feminine nominative singular of this adjective. It is presumably generated by the accusative singular in the quotation given.
cf. theta 129, theta 130.
[1] Josephus, Jewish War 6.432, with a paraphrase of 431 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 16 February 2008@23:56:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation; added note, link, and keywords; set status) on 17 February 2008@00:51:43.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 February 2008@07:58:21.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 31 December 2012@05:45:13.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 1 January 2013@23:20:15.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 30 December 2015@16:13:22.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 16 October 2018@19:50:06.


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