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Headword: Misodême
Adler number: mu,1125
Translated headword: people-hater
Vetting Status: high
"[O people-hater] and lover of monarchy and associate of Brasidas and wearer of woollen fringes and grower of the untrimmed beard".
Greek Original:
Misodême, kai monarchias erasta kai xunôn Brasidai kai phorôn kraspeda stemmatôn tên th' hupênên akouron trephôn.
The chorus-leader to Bdelykleon in Aristophanes, Wasps 474-6 (web address 1). All five attributes are intended to be comically characteristic of an unpatriotic Athenian.
For Brasidas see beta 519.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; daily life; ethics; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2000@03:46:40.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added link and keywords, set status) on 20 October 2003@15:04:29.
David Whitehead (really did set status) on 21 October 2003@03:33:41.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2013@04:27:18.


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