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Headword: Tôi se
Adler number: tau,877
Translated headword: wherefore you
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] for this reason you. In the Epigrams: "wherefore you, blessed son of Leto, [Eunomos] honors with your cicada."
Greek Original:
Tôi se: dio se. en Epigrammasi: tôi se, makar Lêtôie, teôi tettigi gerairei.
Greek Anthology 6.54.11 (Paul the Silentiary). Find further excerpts from this epigram at alpha 87, alpha 2994, kappa 2368, lambda 73, pi 670, and omega 28. In the epigram, Eunomos suffers a broken lyre string in the midst of a contest, but a cicada sustains the note, and saves the performance. The dedication is to Apollo, associated with music.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 February 2014@01:46:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics; raised status) on 23 February 2014@05:44:19.
Ronald Allen (expanded note, added cross-references, added keyword) on 28 July 2023@11:10:57.
Ronald Allen (fixed my blunder with the note) on 28 July 2023@12:00:49.


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