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Headword: *karki/nou poih/mata
Adler number: kappa,397
Translated headword: Karkinos' poems, Carcinus' poems
Vetting Status: high
Menander in False Heracles [sc. uses the phrase].[1] Meaning riddling [ones]. For Karkinos, when depicting Orestes [departing?] from Ilion [and] compelled to admit that he had killed his mother, made him reply in riddles.[2]
Greek Original:
*karki/nou poih/mata: *me/nandros *yeudhraklei=. a)nti\ tou= ai)nigmatw/dh. o( ga\r *karki/nos *)ore/sthn a)po\ *)ili/ou a)nagkazo/menon o(mologh=sai o(/ti e)mhtrokto/nhsen, e)poi/hse di' ai)nigma/twn a)pokrino/menon.
Also in Photius (Lexicon kappa193 Theodoridis).
For Karkinos see already kappa 396.
[1] Menander fr. 525 Kock (415 K.-A.).
[2] Orestes (omicron 537, omicron 538) had no business to be '[departing] from Ilion' (Troy), so emendation is necessary, e.g. 'compelled by Menelaos' (Hemsterhuys). Theodoridis notes other possibilities.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; geography; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 July 2006@07:23:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 13 July 2006@11:55:14.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 14 July 2006@03:18:21.
David Whitehead on 28 January 2013@05:01:46.
David Whitehead on 3 September 2013@07:51:11.
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