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Headword: *dou=los w)\n ko/mhn e)/xeis
Adler number: delta,1419
Translated headword: despite being a slave you have [long] hair
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A saying] in reference to those who do something unexpected; inasmuch as [it is characteristic] of free men to have long hair.[1]
Also found is doulo/teros ["more slavish, more severely enslaved"] in the comparative.[2]
Greek Original:
*dou=los w)\n ko/mhn e)/xeis: e)pi\ tw=n paralo/gws ti pratto/ntwn: paro/son e)leuqe/rwn to\ koma=n. le/getai kai\ *doulo/teros kata\ su/gkrisin.
[1] Aristophanes, Birds 911 (web address 1), and scholion; proverbial in Apostolius 6.34.
[2] As at e.g. Herodotus 7.7.1 (web address 2), of Egypt after Xerxes' punitive invasion. Note also the proverb 'more enslaved than the Messenians'.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 June 2004@01:25:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 June 2004@06:11:00.
Catharine Roth (tweaked links) on 1 August 2011@21:39:22.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 17 July 2012@03:28:48.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 14 November 2015@08:55:12.


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