[B-Greek] Josephus, Antiquities 15,235

Stephen Carlson stemmatic at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 20:19:04 EDT 2010


On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Emanuel Contac <vaisamar at gmail.com> wrote:
>   Does anyone have access to the Loeb Translation of Jewish Antiquities, Book 15,235?
>
> JOS  Antiquities of the Jews 15:235 [Mariamne] οὔτε γὰρ λόγον δοῦσα τὴν ἀρχὴν οὔτε
>ταραχθεῖσα πρὸς τὴν ἐκείνης [Alexandra, her mother] δυσχέρειαν ἐπέβλεπεν ἀλλ᾽ ὡς ὑπὸ
>φρονήματος τὴν ἁμαρτίαν καὶ μᾶλλον ἄχθεσθαι περιφανῶς ἀσχημονούσης ἐνέφηνεν
>
> “for at the first she gave her not a word, nor was discomposed at her peevishness, and
>only looked at her; yet did she, out of a greatness of soul discover her concern for her
>mother's offence, and especially for her exposing herself in a manner so unbecoming her;”

The Loeb translation has: "for she spoke not a single word nor did she
show confusion as she watched her mother's disgusting behaviour, but
in her greatness of spirit she did make it plain that she was indeed
greatly distressed by her offence in behaving in this conspicuously
disgraceful manner."

Stephen Carlson
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Stephen C. Carlson
Graduate Program in Religion
Duke University


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