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Headword: *au)toko/mou
Adler number: alpha,4499
Translated headword: natural-haired
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes, in Frogs [writes] about Aeschylus: "bristling the shaggy-necked locks of his natural-haired crest."[1] As [if] he said: enraged like a boar. "He [a lion] draws his whole brow downward."[2]
Greek Original:
*au)toko/mou: *)aristofa/nhs *batra/xois peri\ *ai)sxu/lou: fri/cas d' au)toko/mou lofia=s lasiau/xena xai/thn. w(s ei)=pen, o)rgisqei\s w(/sper su=s. pa=n to\ e)pisku/nion ka/tw e(/lketai.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 822 (web address 1 below), with comment from the scholia there.
[2] Homer, Iliad 17.136.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; epic; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 March 2002@16:41:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 April 2002@10:36:04.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Fixed link) on 14 October 2005@20:43:18.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 3 May 2012@05:18:34.
David Whitehead (cosmeticule) on 17 January 2014@09:17:54.


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