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Headword: *(/ubrisen ou)x o( pata/cas
Adler number: upsilon,18
Translated headword: the insulter was not he who struck but he who rebuked and reproached
Vetting Status: high
And a construction: "[gripped?] by indignation and facing insult, because at first he had not been trusted as regards the army".[1]
Aristophanes [writes]: "now is this not an insult, and utter insolence" -- meaning arrogance -- "that I myself, Dionysus son of Winejug, must walk and labour; but him I let ride, so that he might not be afflicted".[2]
Greek Original:
*(/ubrisen ou)x o( pata/cas, a)ll' o( e)piplh/cas kai\ o)neidi/sas. kai\ su/ntacis: u(po\ a)ganakth/sews kai\ pro\s u(/brews tiqe/menos, o(/ti mh\ ta\ prw=ta e)pepi/steuto th\n stratia/n. *)aristofa/nhs: ei)=t' ou)x u(/bris tau=t' e)sti/, kai\ pollh\ trufh/ [a)nti\ tou= a)lazonei/a], o(/t' e)gw\ me\n *dio/nusos, ui(o\s *stamni/ou, au)to\s badi/zw kai\ ponw=: tou=ton d' o)xw=, i(/na mh\ talaipwroi=to.
The unglossed quotation which is the present headword phrase is unidentifiable.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, according to Adler, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) again unidentifiable -- though A. Favuzzi argues that the individual concerned is L. Antonius Saturninus: see under alpha 2762.
[2] Aristophanes, Frogs 21-24 (web address 1), with scholion to 21; also under omicron 1043.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; ethics; military affairs; mythology; religion
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 29 December 2008@09:29:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 30 December 2008@05:01:54.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, upgraded link) on 23 January 2011@22:58:44.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; another keyword; raised status) on 31 January 2011@07:56:59.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 May 2016@10:04:16.
David Whitehead (expanded a note) on 14 February 2017@12:48:03.


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