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Headword: Θυρεπανοίκτης
Adler number: theta,606
Translated headword: door-opener
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Krates the Theban. He was called this because he entered any house he liked.
Greek Original:
Θυρεπανοίκτης: Κράτης ὁ Θηβαῖος. ἐκλήθη δ' οὕτω διὰ τὸ ἐπεισιέναι εἰς πάντα, οὗπερ ἐβούλετο, οἶκον.
Note:
From kappa 2341. Besides Diogenes Laertius 6.86, cited there, see Plutarch, Moralia 632E.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2002@06:53:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 22 November 2002@00:27:32.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 2 August 2004@07:26:32.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@09:04:37.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 27 February 2015@00:35:14.

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