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Headword: *bo/litos
Adler number: beta,366
Translated headword: cow-pat
Vetting Status: high
Attic [writers] say thus, without the beta, that which we [say] bo/lbiton. Aristophanes [writes]: "those two kept [me] in all the cow-pats." That is, in all luxury and all good things. But [he says] "in cow-pats" because the discourse [is] about cows.[1] Thus the excrements of cattle are called.[2]
Greek Original:
*bo/litos: *)attikoi\ ou(/tw le/gousi xwri\s tou= b, o(/per h(mei=s bo/lbiton. *)aristofa/nhs: e)trefe/thn e)n pa=si boli/tois. toute/stin e)n pa/sh| trufh=| kai\ pa=sin a)gaqoi=s. boli/tois de/, o(/ti peri\ bow=n o( lo/gos. ou(/tw de\ le/gontai oi( spe/leqoi tw=n bow=n.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 1025-6 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 658; see also beta 367.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 April 2002@11:12:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note; cosmetics) on 21 April 2002@05:31:10.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 31 May 2012@06:51:53.
Catharine Roth (betacode, upgraded link) on 28 June 2012@00:58:02.
David Whitehead on 21 September 2015@07:28:32.


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