OIKIAS/OIKOS

Harry W. Jones hjbluebird at aol.com
Thu Oct 11 05:42:55 EDT 2001


Dear Dale,

According to W.E Vine, OIKIA and OIKOS are used in much the same way.
In Attic law OIKOS denoted the whole estate, OIKIA stood for the dwelling
only; this distinction was largely lost in later Greek.

Harry Jones

> Sirs:
> 
> What is the difference between OIKIA and OIKOS (besides gender)?
> 
> Dale Greenlee



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