Re: the "malakoi" in 1 Cor 6.9

Edgar M. Krentz (
Thu, 19 Sep 1996 20:08:49 -0500

>One more reference to MALAKOS - In something I wrote (again, years ago, and
>now I don't have access to Dionysius, I don't remember the context, and I
>unfortunately didn't record the precise reference) there is the following
> In Dionysius there is the mention of
>Aristodemus who was better known as
>MALAKOS. Dionysius gives two possibilities
>for the origin of the nickname, one of which was
>that as a boy, Aristodemus had "allowed himself to
>be treated as a woman."
>Perhaps someone can come up with the reference?
>Jeff Smelser

Which Dionysius? of Halicarnassus? D. Thrax? etc. I am interested in the
reference, but could not track it down with this partial reference.

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