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Headword: Θεωρίς
Adler number: theta,222
Translated headword: Theoris
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Demosthenes in the [speech] - if genuine - Against Aristogeiton [sc. mentions her].[1] Theoris was a soothsayer and she died after being judged [guilty] of impiety.[2]
Greek Original:
Θεωρίς: Δημοσθένης ἐν τῷ κατὰ Ἀριστογείτονος, εἰ γνήσιος. μάντις ἦν ἡ Θεωρὶς καὶ ἀσεβείας κριθεῖσα ἀπέθανεν.
Notes:
From Harpokration s.v.
[1] Demosthenes 25.79.
[2] Harpokration s.v. cites Philochorus (FGrH 328 F60) for this.
Reference:
Phillip Harding, The Story of Athens: the fragments of the local chronicles of Attika (London & New York) 165-166
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography; law; religion; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2000@05:31:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 12 August 2003@01:44:17.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 12 August 2003@03:48:44.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 April 2007@10:24:19.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 July 2011@07:36:16.
David Whitehead (added bibliography) on 1 January 2013@06:50:47.

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