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Headword: *)ibu/keion r(hsei/dion
Adler number: iota,78
Translated headword: Ibykos' little saying, Ibycus' little saying
Vetting Status: high
But Ibycus' verse came against him: "not to exchange honour among men by failing with the gods." This little saying of Ibycus' was sung against priesthood.
Greek Original:
*)ibu/keion r(hsei/dion: a)lla\ to\ *)ibu/kou e)/pos au)to\n e)ph/|ei: mh/ ti para\ qeoi=s a)mplakw\n tima\n pro\s a)nqrw/pwn a)mei/yein. e)/sti de\ pro\s i(erwsu/nhn suna=|don to\ *)ibu/keion touti\ r(hsei/dion.
From alpha 1654; see especially n.5 there. The passage is quoted again at mu 994.
For Ibycus see generally iota 80.
Keywords: biography; ethics; poetry; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 April 2006@04:09:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 April 2006@10:09:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 19 April 2006@10:19:55.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference and keyword, raised status) on 14 April 2008@11:20:09.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2013@07:26:09.


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