The Greek Word for a "Homosexual?"

Kevin L. Barney klbarney at
Sat Oct 3 16:25:56 EDT 1998

The expression "the life of a catamite" in Plato, Gorgias 494e, is hO TWN KINAIDWN BIOS.  I didn't see the word MALAKOS there.  My abridged L&S gives "a lewd fellow" for KINAIDOS.  (FWIW.)

Kevin L. Barney
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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