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Headword: *ou)k e)kompola/koun
Adler number: omicron,866
Translated headword: I was not boasting
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I was not making empty noises. I was not saying boastful things, like Aeschylus. "These men could have criticized my art; but I was not boasting." Aristophanes [sc. writes this].
Greek Original:
*ou)k e)kompola/koun: a)nti\ tou= kenou\s ou)k e)poi/oun yo/fous. ou)k e)/legon kompw/dh, w(s *ai)sxu/los. ou(=toi h)/legxon a)/n mou th\n te/xnhn: a)ll' ou)k e)kompola/koun. *)aristofa/nhs.
Aristophanes, Frogs 960-1, with scholion.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 5 March 2008@19:57:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 March 2008@05:26:37.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2013@04:38:27.


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