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Headword: *gru/ttos
Adler number: gamma,467
Translated headword: Gryttos, Gryttus
Vetting Status: high
This man was one of those slandered for effeminacy. But some Grypos [i.e. spelled] with a pi; [he] who was a catamite. That is, a lecher. Aristophanes [writes]: "I stopped the fuckers by wiping out Grypos."[1]
Greek Original:
*gru/ttos: tw=n e)pi\ malaki/a| diaballome/nwn ou(=tos h)=n. oi( de\ *gru=pon le/gousi dia\ tou= p: o(\s h)=n katapu/gwn. h)/toi lagno/s. *)aristofa/nhs: e)/pausa tou\s binoume/nous to\n *gru=pon e)calei/yas.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 877 (web address 1 below), with comment from the scholia there; cf. already beta 288. The middle voice of binei=n, as here, indicates pederastic fornication: see J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 152 #209.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; ethics; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 July 2002@23:20:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 19 July 2002@03:35:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 June 2012@08:52:13.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 7 October 2012@01:57:35.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2015@03:01:20.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 April 2016@22:30:54.


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