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Headword: Kampios dromos
Adler number: kappa,292
Translated headword: winding course
Vetting Status: high
Some [race-]courses were winding, not straight and simple, but having bends.
Greek Original:
Kampios dromos: dromoi tines êsan kampioi, ouk eutheis kai haploi, alla kampas echontes.
Same or similar entry in other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 904. The headword phrase also features as a proverb (with this gloss) in Zenobius 4.47 and elsewhere.
See also alpha 795.
Keywords: athletics; comedy; daily life; proverbs
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 10 March 2008@21:14:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 11 March 2008@01:03:48.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 11 March 2008@05:01:02.
David Whitehead on 25 January 2013@08:37:59.


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