Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for lambda,821 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *lu/kos
Adler number: lambda,821
Translated headword: Lykos, Lycus
Vetting Status: high
[Lykos] is a hero who has the shape of the beast [sc. of a wolf]. A stone monument to him stands near the jurycourts in Athens; to this, those bribing by tens used to rally. This gave rise to the proverb "Lykos' ten-company". So out of the ten-company [came] the [terms] bribing in tens and to be bribed in tens.
Greek Original:
*lu/kos e)sti\n h(/rws, morfh\n e)/xwn tou= qhri/ou. pro\s de\ toi=s e)n *)aqh/nais a)nesth/lwtai dikasthri/ois: pro\s o(\n oi( dwrodokou=ntes kata\ de/ka gino/menoi a)nestre/fonto. e)/nqen kai\ h( paroimi/a *lu/kou deka/s. e)c ou)=n th=s deka/dos to\ deka/zein kai\ deka/zesqai.
From delta 174; cf. lambda 820 and eta 271.
Keywords: aetiology; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; law; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 December 2000@06:33:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 25 November 2003@00:23:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 25 November 2003@02:53:45.
David Whitehead on 23 April 2013@10:00:40.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 24 June 2020@01:00:06.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search