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Headword: *)ano/hta
Adler number: alpha,2548
Translated headword: follies
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sex and copulation, that is, stupid things. For to have sexual intercourse is what they used to call "being stupid". "Stay away from wine and [...] other follies".[1] That is, stupid things; alternatively a)no/hta [in the sense of] unintelligent.
Greek Original:
*)ano/hta: ta\ a)frodi/sia kai\ h( lagnei/a, toute/sti mwra/. mwrai/nein ga\r to\ a)frodisia/zein e)/legon. *)aristofa/nhs: oi)/nou t' a)pe/xh| kai\ tw=n a)/llwn a)noh/twn. toute/sti mwrw=n: h)\ a)noh/twn, a)nepisthmo/nwn.
A compressed version of Aristophanes, Clouds 417 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. tau 954.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 July 2000@23:26:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword, translation, note, keyword) on 10 October 2000@07:29:46.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; restorative and other cosmetics) on 13 August 2002@08:29:47.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 15 March 2012@09:24:36.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 August 2013@23:37:10.
David Whitehead on 19 July 2015@06:45:38.


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