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Headword: Θηλυδρίας
Adler number: theta,335
Translated headword: effeminate [man], pansy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who has been feminized.[1]
"[...] because of the accursed pleasure the effeminate men have styled hair."[2]
Greek Original:
Θηλυδρίας: τεθηλυμμένος. διὰ τὴν ἐξάγιστον ἡδονὴν οἱ θηλυδρίαι τριχοπλάσται εἰσίν.
Notes:
[1] Likewse in Hesychius, Photius, and other lexica. In the Suda, besides what follows here see under alpha 3822, alpha 3914, pi 2950 (chi 182).
[2] Synesius, Encomium of Baldness PG 66.1204a. The quotation includes parts of two sentences; see also epsilon 1509 and especially theta 381.
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2007@22:41:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more x-refs; another keyword) on 29 May 2007@03:36:14.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:28:15.

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