Re: The Greek Word for a "Homosexual?"

From: Kevin L. Barney (
Date: Sat Oct 03 1998 - 16:25:56 EDT

The expression "the life of a catamite" in Plato, Gorgias 494e, is hO TWN KINAIDWN BIOS. I didn't see the word MALAKOS there. My abridged L&S gives "a lewd fellow" for KINAIDOS. (FWIW.)

Kevin L. Barney
Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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