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Headword: *bakthri/a kai\ sxh=ma kai\ tribw/nion, h)\ triw/bolon
Adler number: beta,81
Translated headword: staffs and manner and little cloak, or three-obol fee
Vetting Status: high
This [sc. phrase is use] in reference to those mocking the jurors at Athens.
Greek Original:
*bakthri/a kai\ sxh=ma kai\ tribw/nion, h)\ triw/bolon: tou=to e)pi\ tw=n skwpto/ntwn dikasta\s tou\s *)aqh/nhsin.
cf. Macarius 2.73.
For the jurors' staffs cf. already beta 49; for their fee cf. tau 998.
There is a punning resemblance in Greek -- lost in translation -- between tribonion and triobolon.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; economics; law; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 April 2002@23:09:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 September 2002@04:27:17.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 5 December 2005@08:34:48.
David Whitehead on 21 May 2012@04:19:44.


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