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Headword: *du/sthnos
Adler number: delta,1697
Translated headword: wretched
Vetting Status: high
[Used] in reference to the miserable in Sophokles: " my wretched nurturer. I am sure that when the suffering woman hears this news she will emit a great wail throughout the whole city."[1]
Greek Original:
*du/sthnos: e)pi\ tou= a)qli/ou para\ *sofoklei=: th=| te dusth/nw| trofw=|. h)=pou ta/laina th/nd' o(/tan klu/h| fa/tin, h(/sei me/gan kwkuto\n e)n pa/sh| po/lei.
See also pi 1696.
[1] Sophokles, Ajax 849-851 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia thereto.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 13 September 2004@21:45:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 14 September 2004@03:45:27.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 23 July 2012@04:15:20.


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