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Headword: *mikro/s, h(li/kos *mo/lwn
Adler number: mu,1053
Translated headword: small (but) as big as Molon
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A saying] in reference to very short men. But there were two Molons, one an actor, and [the other?] a thief.
Greek Original:
*mikro/s, h(li/kos *mo/lwn: e)pi\ tw=n pa/nu braxe/wn. du/o de\ e)ge/nonto *mo/lwnes, ei(=s u(pokrith/s, kai\ lwpodu/ths.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Frogs 55 (web address 1), where the headword phrase occurs. (See mu 1203 and the notes there.) Became proverbial, as the glossing suggests: Apostolius 11.69.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; ethics; law; proverbs; stagecraft; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 July 2001@03:22:33.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added link and keywords, set status) on 17 October 2003@14:49:01.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 22 May 2013@10:04:27.


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