[B-Greek] Can Brotos Refer to Animal Mortality (Ez Trag

George F Somsel gfsomsel at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 13 18:31:27 EDT 2009

You will also find it more than once in the Iliad.

… search for truth, hear truth, 
learn truth, love truth, speak the truth, hold the truth, 
defend the truth till death.

- Jan Hus

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From: Brian Abasciano <bvabasciano at gmail.com>
To: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
Sent: Tue, October 13, 2009 1:53:09 PM
Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Can Brotos Refer to Animal Mortality (Ez Trag

Ron said: "Brian, I would argue that it cannot refer to animals as the term 
BROTOPOUS refers to a horse with human feet, thus contrasting human and 

Thanks Ron. But since it is a different word, it seems to be less than 
conclusive, no? I do note though, that BROTOS is used in Ez. Trag. 137 with 
the meaning mortal (people).

God bless,

Brian Abasciano 

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