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Headword: *mouso/mantis
Adler number: mu,1301
Translated headword: of prophetic voice
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] boastful. For the seers and the poets [are] such as this. As Aeschylus [writes] in the [verse] from Edonians: "who ever will be the speechless man of prophetic voice, Abrateus?"
Greek Original:
*mouso/mantis: kompw/dhs. toiou=toi ga\r oi( ma/nteis kai\ oi( poihtai/: para\ to\ e)c *)hdwnw=n *ai)sxu/los: ti/s pot' e)/stai o( mouso/mantis a)/lalos, *)abrateu/s.
cf. scholion on Aristophanes, Birds 276, where the headword occurs.
Aeschylus = a garbled verion of his fr.60. (See Dunbar 232-3.)
Aristophanes, Birds, edited with introduction and commentary by Nan Dunbar (Oxford 1995)
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; poetry; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 19 June 2007@09:42:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note and keywords) on 20 June 2007@01:11:55.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 20 June 2007@03:17:56.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2013@08:09:43.


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