Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for kappa,345 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *kapni/as
Adler number: kappa,345
Translated headword: Capnias, Kapnias, Smokey
Vetting Status: high
A poet who wrote nothing brilliant.
Greek Original:
*kapni/as: poihth/s, o( mhde\n lampro\n gra/fwn.
In the paroemiographers (e.g. Appendix Proverbiorum 3.43) the word poet is part of the headword: 'smokey poet'.
As Hesychius kappa716 reveals, Capnias is a disparaging nickname ('Smokey') for the comic poet Ecphantides (no Suda entry but see OCD(4) s.v.).
Keywords: biography; comedy; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 27 July 2003@07:38:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword) on 27 July 2003@13:21:22.
David Whitehead (supplemented headword; added notes and keyword) on 28 July 2003@04:08:24.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2013@05:41:22.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@05:10:48.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 April 2016@05:19:36.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search