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Headword: *)agriopoio/n
Adler number: alpha,358
Translated headword: wild-maker, wild-making
Vetting Status: high
And a wild-making fellow.[1]
[sc. Meaning him who is] introducing savage heroes.[2] Aristophanes [says] about Aeschylus: "I know him and understand him well; I've watched him for a long time; a wild-making fellow, stubborn of speech, with an unbridled, ungoverned mouth with no door on it; can't be out-talked, blathers in big boastful bundles."[3]
Greek Original:
*)agriopoio/n. kai\ a)/nqrwpos a)griopoio/s. a)gri/ous ei)sa/gonta tou\s h(/rwas. *)aristofa/nhs peri\ *ai)sxu/lou: e)gw)=|da tou=ton ka)cepi/stamai kai\ die/skemmai pa/lai, a)/nqrwpon a)griopoio\n, au)qado/stomon, e)/xont' a)xa/linon a)krate\s a)qu/rwton sto/ma, a)perila/lhton, kompofakelorrh/mona.
The headword is the accusative case, extracted from the quotation eventually given.
[1] A marginal addition in ms. A.
[2] That is, onto the stage. The gloss is that of the scholiast to the passage from Aristophanes about to be quoted.
[3] Aristophanes, Frogs 836-839; again, in part, at alpha 3044 and epsilon 150, and cf. also alpha 772. Spoken by Euripides, who is not an impartial witness.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; rhetoric; stagecraft; tragedy
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 28 August 1998@16:41:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keyword; cosmetics) on 12 February 2001@09:10:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keyworsds; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 January 2012@08:28:27.
David Whitehead (another x-ref and keyword; tweaked tr) on 27 March 2012@06:23:48.


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