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Headword: *pa/nq' o(/moia kai\ *(rodw=pis h( kalh/
Adler number: pi,191
Translated headword: all things alike -- even beautiful Rhodopis
Vetting Status: high
Rhodopis was a courtesan. So the saying refers to those who lost a lot of money, seeing the difference of the [sc. cost of] intercourse [with her] by comparison with the other women.
Greek Original:
*pa/nq' o(/moia kai\ *(rodw=pis h( kalh/: h( *(rodw=pis e(tai/ra e)ge/neto. tou\s ou)=n polu\ a)pole/santas a)rgu/rion, to\ dia/foron th=s mi/cews pro\s ta\s a)/llas gunai=kas sunorw=ntas, e)pifwnei=n to\ lego/menon.
(Entry lacking, Adler reports, in ms F.)
A more pointed gloss on the proverb than the one given at alpha 2897 and rho 210.
Keywords: biography; daily life; economics; gender and sexuality; proverbs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 December 2000@17:33:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 3 December 2000@07:42:52.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 November 2005@10:16:16.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 28 August 2011@10:43:15.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@06:47:39.
David Whitehead (another note) on 27 March 2014@06:51:53.


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