From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Fri Sep 10 1999 - 12:55:04 EDT

At 12:32 PM -0400 9/10/99, Mary Pendergraft wrote:
>The _e_ of this transliteration represents eta. Your intuition was right:
>the >word is there!

>> At the bottom of the page is the note:
>> (20) Greek demiurgo/s

Mary is absolutely right here; the only thing I'd add is that a Greek word
has been Latinized here: the e of demi- is an H, but also the u of -urgos
is the Greek diphthong OU, so that you have DHMIOURGOS; moreover the OU is
a contraction from an earlier O-E in the Homeric form of this noun,

Carl W. Conrad
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