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Headword: *)/alla d' a)llaxou= kala/
Adler number: alpha,1053
Translated headword: different (names) are good in different places.
Vetting Status: high
Inasmuch as different men call the Eumenides by different names. So other names are judged good by other people, but we prefer to call them Eumenides ["Favoring Ones"] by euphemism instead of Erinnyes ["Furies"].
Greek Original:
*)/alla d' a)llaxou= kala/: paro/son ta\s *eu)meni/das a)/lloi a)/llws kalou=sin. a)/lla ou)=n o)no/mata par' a)/llois kala\ nomi/zontai, par' h(mi=n de\ tau=ta, to\ o)noma/zein au)ta\s *eu)meni/das kat' eu)fhmismo/n, ta\s *)erinnu/as.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 43 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. epsilon 3580, kappa 215.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 May 2000@22:59:06.
Vetted by:
Anne Mahoney on 25 June 2000@10:59:59.
Catharine Roth (Added link.) on 3 July 2000@18:24:27.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 6 June 2002@09:13:02.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 8 June 2002@14:47:00.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 2 February 2012@05:46:48.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 2 February 2012@20:50:59.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 21 January 2014@04:58:06.


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