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Headword: *ka/mpios dro/mos
Adler number: kappa,292
Translated headword: winding course
Vetting Status: high
Some [race-]courses were winding, not straight and simple, but having bends.
Greek Original:
*ka/mpios dro/mos: dro/moi tine\s h)=san ka/mpioi, ou)k eu)qei=s kai\ a(ploi=, a)lla\ kampa\s e)/xontes.
Same or similar entry in other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 904. The headword phrase also features as a proverb (with this gloss) in Zenobius 4.47 and elsewhere.
See also alpha 795.
Keywords: athletics; comedy; daily life; proverbs
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 10 March 2008@21:14:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 11 March 2008@01:03:48.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 11 March 2008@05:01:02.
David Whitehead on 25 January 2013@08:37:59.


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