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Headword: *to/kos
Adler number: tau,739
Translated headword: interest
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "This 'interest', what kind of animal is it? -- What else but money, by the month and by the day, becoming always more [and] more as time passes?".
Greek Original:
*to/kos: *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: tou=to d' e)/sq' o( to/kos ti/ qhri/on; ti/ d' a)/llo g' h)\ kata\ mh=na kai\ kaq' h(me/ran ple/on ple/on ta)rgu/rion a)ei\ gi/netai, u(porre/ontos tou= xro/nou;
Notes:
An exchange quoted from Aristophanes, Clouds 1286-90 (web address 1).
See also tau 740.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; economics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 April 2010@09:14:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 April 2010@01:07:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 9 April 2010@06:20:11.
Catharine Roth (added link, raised status) on 9 April 2010@21:42:22.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 10 April 2010@09:14:28.
David Whitehead (corrected my x-ref) on 11 April 2010@04:13:56.

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