Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for sigma,469 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *siwph/
Adler number: sigma,469
Translated headword: silence
Vetting Status: high
[There is] a proverb:[1] "and I will be more silent even than the initiated Pythagoreans." In reference to those who are too silent. Inasmuch as the associates of Pythagoras had a precept to spend a period of five years practicing silence.[2]
Greek Original:
*siwph/: paroimi/a: kai\ siwphlo/teros e)/somai kai\ tw=n *puqago/ra| telesqe/ntwn. e)pi\ tw=n pa/nu sigw/ntwn: paro/son oi( *puqago/rou foithtai\ para/ggelma ei)=xon sigh\n a)skei=n pentaeth= xro/non.
[1] The headword is unglossed; the word "proverb" is lacking in manuscripts AFV.
[2] Julian, Orations 4(8).251c. See already at pi 3124 (end).
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy; proverbs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 March 2010@14:59:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented tr; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 March 2010@04:32:34.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@08:55:55.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search