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Headword: *lamprofo/roi
Adler number: lambda,98
Translated headword: lamp-bearers
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes:[1] for we men, just as if we were lamp-bearers, have stooped over. For those carrying lamps are stooped because of the wind.
Greek Original:
*lamprofo/roi: *)aristofa/nhs: oi( ga\r a)/ndres w(/sper lamprofo/roi o)/ntes a)pokeku/famen. oi( ga\r luxnoforou=ntes keku/fasi dia\ to\n a)/nemon.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Lysistrata 1003; see already at alpha 3344.
[1] Aristophanes' words themselves are not actually quoted (and the present headword is not amongst them anyway).
Keywords: comedy; daily life
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 May 2005@05:03:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 May 2005@13:41:35.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 22 May 2005@04:03:58.


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