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Headword: *)apu/lwton sto/ma
Adler number: alpha,3720
Translated headword: gateless mouth
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes in Frogs [writes] a)qu/rwton ["doorless"] but not a)pu/lwton ["gateless"].[1] Also Phrynichus.[2] But some write a)pu/lwton meaning open and not having a gate: that is, neither curbed nor controlled.
Greek Original:
*)apu/lwton sto/ma: a)qu/rwton a)ll' ou)k a)pu/lwton *)aristofa/nhs e)n *batra/xois. kai\ *fru/nixos. oi( de\ gra/fontes a)pu/lwton a)nti\ tou= h)new|gme/non kai\ pu/lhn mh\ e)/xon, toute/sti mh\ xalinagwgou/menon mhde\ kratou/menon.
From alpha 772; and cf. alpha 358.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 838.
[2] See note at alpha 772.
Keywords: comedy; definition; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 August 2001@23:21:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 August 2001@06:46:01.
David Whitehead (another keyword; betacode and other cosmetics) on 9 April 2012@09:42:07.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 October 2015@01:30:03.


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