Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Divine and Human Words
He maintained that the divine name for "table" is θυωρός, or that which takes care of offerings.Cf. those passages from the Iliad in which a distinction is made between divine and human words for the same things.
ἔλεγέ τε ὅτι οἱ θεοὶ τὴν τράπεζαν θυωρὸν καλοῦσιν.