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Headword: Doxa
Adler number: delta,1364
Translated headword: reputation
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Sophocles [writes]: "what benefit comes to me from reputation or good omen spoken in vain? If they say that Athens is the most pious, and alone able to save the wretched stranger and alone enough to help him, where is this [help] for me?"[1]
Greek Original:
Doxa: Sophoklês: ti dêta doxês ê kalês moi klêdonos matên rheousês ôphelêma ginetai; ei tas t' Athênas phasi theosebestatas einai, monas de ton kakoumenon xenon sôizein hoias te kai monas arkein echein: kamoi ge pou taut' estin;
Notes:
For this headword see also delta 1362, delta 1363, delta 1365.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 258-263 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: ethics; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2003@01:33:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 August 2003@03:22:33.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 16 July 2012@07:29:53.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 16 July 2012@13:20:11.

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