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Headword: *)argei=oi fw=res
Adler number: alpha,3771
Translated headword: Argive thieves
Vetting Status: high
[A phrase used] in reference to obvious rascals. For the Argives are mocked for theft. Aristophanes in Anagyros [uses the phrase].[1]
Greek Original:
*)argei=oi fw=res: e)pi\ tw=n prodh/lws ponhrw=n. oi( ga\r *)argei=oi e)pi\ kloph=| kwmw|dou=ntai. *)aristofa/nhs *)anagu/rw|.
cf. alpha 3770.
[1] Aristophanes fr. 57 Kock, now 60 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; geography; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 June 2001@14:48:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 3 July 2001@04:10:31.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 23 August 2002@08:51:57.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 10 April 2012@07:19:31.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@06:30:05.


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