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Headword: Θεοδώριτος
Adler number: theta,147
Translated headword: Theodoritos, Theodoritus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name. But [sc. note also the adjective] theodoretos with an eta, [meaning] god's gift.
Greek Original:
Θεοδώριτος: ὄνομα κύριον. Θεοδώρητος δὲ διὰ τοῦ η, ἡ δωρεὰ τοῦ θεοῦ.
Notes:
This name is best known -- and in its eta form -- as that of Theodoret of Cyrus, the biblical commentator. His work is frequently cited in the Suda without mention of his name. A follower of the Antiochene school of exegesis, he refused to condemn Nestorius; nevertheless his commentaries continued in high repute among the orthodox.
See Catholic Encyclopedia entry at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 May 2006@06:17:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, link, and keyword; set status) on 4 May 2006@01:00:00.
David Whitehead (typo) on 4 May 2006@03:52:39.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 31 July 2011@09:28:48.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 3 January 2013@00:04:25.
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