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Headword: *dwristi/
Adler number: delta,1465
Translated headword: Dorian-fashion, Dorian-mode
Vetting Status: high
That is, in bribe-fashion. Aristophanes [writes]: "[they say that he was apt] to fit only the Dorian-mode harmony as regards the lyre, and not be willing to accept any other."
Greek Original:
*dwristi/: toute/sti dwrodokisti/. *)aristofa/nhs: th\n *dwristi\ mo/nhn a(rmoni/an a(rmo/ttesqai qama\ th\n lu/ran, a)/llhn d' ou)k e)qe/lein labei=n.
An approximation of Aristophanes, Knights 989-991 (web address 1), with scholion. The latter explains that, in reference here to the young Kleon (kappa 1731), there is a play on *dwristi/ and dwrodo/kos etc. (delta 1468, delta 1469, delta 1470, delta 1471).
Cross-referenced at tau 517; see also kappa 409; and for the Dorian mode see delta 1461, delta 1462.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; children; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; meter and music
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 August 2004@02:03:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 5 August 2004@03:20:24.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 3 August 2011@20:07:15.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 August 2011@03:07:46.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded note; more keywords) on 17 July 2012@06:41:14.


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