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Headword: Θύειν
Adler number: theta,535
Translated headword: to sacrifice
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Sacrificing to gods was [a practice] first invented by Chaldaeans, a Persian people, or by Cypriots.
Greek Original:
Θύειν: τὸ θύειν θεοῖς Χαλδαῖοι ἔθνος Περσικὸν πρώτοι ἐξεῦρον ἢ Κύπριοι.
Notes:
cf. Gregory of Nazianzus, Oration 4 (Against the Emperor Julian) 35.645a PG.
For Chaldaeans see also kappa 320, chi 13.
Keywords: Christianity; chronology; geography; history; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2003@09:24:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 30 November 2003@12:13:57.
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 1 December 2003@02:58:14.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 22 March 2011@11:22:35.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@04:31:24.
David Whitehead on 28 April 2016@06:31:04.

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