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Headword: *)/afes a)po\ balbi/dwn e)me/ te kai\ tou=ton
Adler number: alpha,4588
Translated headword: let go from the posts both me and this man
Vetting Status: high
That is, from the starting-lines. For balbis ["post"] is the release-point of racecourses.
Greek Original:
*)/afes a)po\ balbi/dwn e)me/ te kai\ tou=ton: toute/stin a)po\ kano/nwn. balbi\s ga\r h( a)/fesis tw=n dro/mwn.
The headword phrase quotes Aristophanes, Knights 1159 (web address 1 below), and the gloss is from the scholia there. For the balbis see beta 69.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; comedy; definition; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 August 2001@02:00:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 8 August 2001@04:41:02.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 May 2012@04:51:14.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 25 December 2015@15:51:28.


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