GREEK TERMS for DIVINZATION
  and “ENERGIES”

 Transfiguration, St. Kath, Sinai


A GREEK-ENGLISH LEXICON


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  theopoieō [verb] θεοποι-έω ,


A. make into gods, deify, “τὰ θνητά” D.H.2.56, cf. Luc.Scyth. 1; “Πυθαγόραν” S.E.M.7.94.

II. make divine, “ἄνθρωπον θ. αἱ ἐπιστῆμαι” Hierocl.inCA Praef.p.417M.


  theopoios [participle] θεοποιός, όν,


making gods, Ar.Fr.786; θ. τέχνα, = θεοποιητική, AP9.774 (Glauc.); οὐ θ. τις ἀλλ᾽ ἀνθρωποποιὸς ὤν Luc.Philops.20; maker of statues of gods, Ἐπαφρὰς θεοποιὸς ἐποί[ησε] SEG32.1381 (Paphos, ii b.c.).

II. making into gods, deifying, Dam.(?)ap.Suid. s.v. ἀποκλήρωσις; παραγγέλματα Hierocl.in CA19p.462 M.


  theōsis [noun] θέωσις, εως, ἡ,


(θεόω) making divine, Damascius (5th-6th c. AD) Dam.Pr.100 (pl.).


  apotheoō [verb]ἀπόθεόω,


 deify PTeb.5.78 (ii b.c.), Plb.12.23.4, Plu.Num.6, etc.:—Pass., Γανυμήδης .. ἀποθεούμενος Nicol.Com.1.35; μετὰ τὸ ποθεωθῆναι, i.e. after the burial. CIG2831.7 (Aphrodisias); cf. -θειόω.

b. consecrate as a burial-place, ἀπεθέωσα τὴν λάρνακα IGRom.3.1480 (Iconium).

2. in magic, drown a sacred animal and thus liberate its divine element, PMag.Berol.1.5, PMag.Lond.121.629 (Pass.); ἀ. ἱέρακα ἐν ὕδατι Afric.ap.Sch.Tz.H.9.161.


  Energeia -ἐνέργεια , , action, operation, energy,


1. A. activity, operation, opposite. hexis ἕξις (disposition), Arist.EN1098b33, al.; “ζῴου” Plb.1.4.7; “ἡ χαρὰ καὶ ἡ εὐφροσύνη κατὰ κίνησιν ἐνεργείᾳ βλέπονται” Epicur.Fr.2; opp. ἀογία, Hierocl. in CA19p.461M.: pl., παντοδαπαὶ ἐ. Polystr.p.30 W.; “ἐ. καὶ σπουδή” PTeb.616 (ii A.D.);

physiological function, Gal.6.21; performance, “τῶν καθηκόντων” Ph.1.91; activity, of drugs, Gal.6.467; force, of an engine, D.S.20.95 (but, mechanism, ‘action’, Hero Aut.1.7).

b. workmanship, Aristeas 59.

2. esp. of divine or supernatural action, Ep.Eph.1.19, al., Aristeas 266; “ἐ. θεοῦ Διὸς Βαιτοκαίκης” OGI262.4 (Syria, iii A.D.); magical operation, “ἱερὰ ἐ.” PMag.Par.1.159.

3. pl., “ἐνέργειαι” cosmic forces, Herm. ap. Stob.1.41.6.

4. Gramm., active force, opp. πάθος, D.T.637.29, A.D.Synt.9.9 (pl.), al.; ἐνέργειαι καὶ πάθη active and passive forms, Alex.Fig.2.14.

5. Rhet., vigour of style, Arist. Rh.1411b28.

II. in the philos. of Arist., energeia /ἐνέργεια actuality /action /operation (a species of which is kinesis or movement) as opposed to  dynamis / δύναμις (potentiality/possibility/ability), , Metaph.1048a26, al.;

opp.hyle / ὕλη, ib.1043a20;

he hos energaia ousia / ἡ ὡς ἐ. οὐσία, substance in the sense of actuality, ib.1042b10;

opp entelecheia / . ἐντελέχεια, as actuality to full reality, ib.1050a22, 1047a30;

ἐνεργείᾳ actually, opp. δυνάμει, ib.1045b19, al., etc.

 

 

 


 

Ar Aristophanes Comicus [Ar.]     v/iv b.c.

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AP Anthologia Graeca

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Glauc Glaucus Atheniensis Epigrammaticus [Glauc.]

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Luc Lucianus Sophista [Luc.]     ii a.d.

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SEG SEG = Supp.Epigr. in LSJ, q. v. (vols. 1–25, 1923–71); new series, H. W. Pleket, R. S. Stroud et al., vols. 26–36, Leiden, Amsterdam 1976–7 [1979]–1986 [1989].

Dam Damascius Philosophus [Dam.]     v/vi a.d.

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ap ap. = apud (quoted in)

Suid Suidas Lexicographus [Suid.]     x a.d.

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s.v s. v. = sub voce

Dam Damascius Philosophus [Dam.]     v/vi a.d.

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pl pl. = plural

PTeb

PTeb. = Tebtunis Papyri, ed. B. P. Grenfell, A. S. Hunt, J. G. Smyly, E. J. Goodspeed, London & New York, vol. i 1902, vol. ii 1907, vol. iii pt. i 1933, pt. 2 (ed. A. S. Hunt, J. G. Smyly, C. C. Edgar; London & Univ. of California Press) 1938; iv: J. G. Keenan, J. C. Shelton, London 1976.

Plb Polybius Historicus [Plb.]     ii b.c.

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Plu Plutarchus Biographus et Philosophus [Plu]     i/ii a.d.

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etc etc. = et cetera (i.e. in other authors)

Pass Pass. = Passive

Nicol.Com Nicolaus Comicus [Nicol.Com.]     iv b.c. (?)

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i.e i.e. = id est

CIG CIG = A. Boeckh, Corpus Inscriptionum Graecarum, Berlin 1828–77.

cf cf. = confer, conferatur

IGRom IGRom. = Inscriptiones Graecae ad res Romanas pertinentes, ed. R. Cagnat et alii, Paris, vol. i 1911, iii 1906, iv 1927.

PMag.Berol PMag.Berol. = G. Parthey, Zwei griechische Zauberpapyri des Berliner Museums, Abh. Berl. Akad. 1865 pp. 109–80; cf. W. Kroll, Philol. liv (1895) p. 564 ( = PMag. 1, 2).

PMag.Lond PMag.Lond. = PLond.1.46, 121, etc. (= PMag. 5, 6, 7, etc.)

Afric Africanus, Julius Historicus [Afric.]     ii/iii a.d.

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ap ap. = apud (quoted in)

Sch Sch. = Scholia; see under several authors Sch.Gen.Il., Sch.min.Il., etc, v. Homerus in index i.

Tz Tzetzes, Joannes Grammaticus [Tz.]     xii a.d.

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