Re: the "malakoi" in 1 Cor 6.9
Fri, 20 Sep 1996 18:49:06 -0400

Edgar, BAGD includes a reference to a passage in Dionysius of Halicarnassus
(7,2,4) where MALAKOS is used. Perhaps this is the reference I previously
mentioned?? But I still have no access to Dionysius, and can't check it.

Jeff Smelser

Jeff Smelser wrote:
>>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

Edgar Krentz responded:

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