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Headword: *sporgi/los
Adler number: sigma,964
Translated headword: Sporgilos, Sporgilus
Vetting Status: high
He was a barber. And Plato says: "the barber's-shop of Sporgilos, a most hateful shack."[1]
Greek Original:
*sporgi/los: o(\s h)=n koureu/s. kai\ o( *pla/twn fhsi/: to\ *sporgi/lou kourei=on, e)/xqiston te/gos.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 300 (299), where this individual is mentioned (see web address 1).
[1] Plato Comicus fr.135 Kock (144 Kassel-Austin); cf. kappa 1549.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 November 2001@08:05:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 29 December 2004@19:38:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 January 2005@07:13:13.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2011@07:28:35.


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