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Headword: Ἀπ' αἰγείρου θέα καὶ ἐπ' αἴγειρον
Adler number: alpha,2952
Translated headword: view from the poplar and (view) at the poplar
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the one from the outermost [parts]. For a poplar was on the upper part of the theatre, from which those who did not have a place watched.
Greek Original:
Ἀπ' αἰγείρου θέα καὶ ἐπ' αἴγειρον: ἡ ἀπὸ τῶν ἐσχάτων. αἴγειρος γὰρ ἐπάνω ἦν τοῦ θεάτρου, ἀφ' ἧς οἱ μὴ ἔχοντες τόπον ἐθεώρουν.
Note:
Same or similar entry in other lexica (and see again, albeit slightly differently, at alphaiota 35). The headword phrase itself goes back to C5-BCE Athens: Cratinus fr. 339 Kock, now 372 K.-A.
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; proverbs; stagecraft
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@13:28:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 20 December 2000@03:28:32.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 18 August 2002@06:37:19.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keyword) on 13 October 2005@20:43:01.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword; another keyword) on 14 October 2005@03:27:05.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 March 2012@08:18:29.
David Whitehead on 23 December 2014@04:58:17.

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