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Headword: Ὑίδιον
Adler number: upsilon,85
Translated headword: piglet
Vetting Status: high
Xenophon says that "Critias might seem to suffer from something swinish, wanting to rub himself against Euthydemus, just like piglets [do] against stones."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑίδιον: Ξενοφῶν φησιν, ὅτι ὑεικὸν αὐτῷ δοκοίη πάσχειν ὁ Κριτίας ἐπιθυμῶν Εὐθυδήμῳ προσκνήσασθαι, ὥσπερ τὰ ὑίδια τοῖς λίθοις.
Copied from upsilon 77. Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF, and placed later in V (and the margin of A).
[1] Xenophon, Memorabilia 1.2.30-31 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 20 July 2009@06:51:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 July 2009@09:32:38.
David Whitehead on 19 November 2013@10:03:33.


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