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Headword: *)ako/laston kai\ u(bristo\n pra=gma h( a)/nqrwpos
Adler number: alpha,915
Translated headword: an uncontrollable and wanton thing is woman
Vetting Status: high
One could also say insolent.
Greek Original:
*)ako/laston kai\ u(bristo\n pra=gma h( a)/nqrwpos: le/goi d' a)/n tis kai\ u(bristiko/n.
Abbreviated from Photius s.v. The headword phrase recasts and distils Plato Comicus fr. 98 Kock, now 105 K.-A. The present comment on it makes, in the Greek, a small distinction between u(bristo/n and u(bristiko/n.
cf. generally alpha 913, alpha 914, alpha 916.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; proverbs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 February 2000@03:53:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords) on 26 January 2001@04:47:51.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 4 June 2002@07:20:30.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 9 October 2005@11:19:37.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 29 March 2006@07:16:16.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 January 2012@06:55:59.
David Whitehead on 26 January 2012@06:58:31.
David Whitehead on 27 December 2014@08:53:36.


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