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Headword: *ou)k e)pi\ th=s au)th=s o(rmh\ toi=s polloi=s
Adler number: omicron,879
Translated headword: he is not riding at the same as the majority
Vetting Status: high
Demosthenes in the [speech] For Ktesiphon [sc. uses the phrase].[1] It is a proverb elliptically expressed; one must understand, in addition, the [noun] "anchor".
Greek Original:
*ou)k e)pi\ th=s au)th=s o(rmh\ toi=s polloi=s: *dhmosqe/nhs e)n tw=| u(pe\r *kthsifw=ntos. paroimi/a e)sti\n e)lleipw=s ei)rhme/nh: prosupakouste/on de\ e)/cwqen to\ a)gku/ras.
From Harpokration s.v.; and also in the paroemiographer Apostolius (13.55).
The Suda's o(rmh/, ignored in translation here, should be the verb o(rmei=.
[1] Demosthenes 18.281 (web address 1). 'The majority' is specifically the Athenian people, not served well (the claim is) by traitors like Aeschines.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; imagery; politics; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@10:16:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 7 February 2004@22:08:53.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 8 February 2004@05:03:31.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, added keyword) on 3 August 2010@01:26:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 August 2010@03:18:17.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 13 July 2011@06:54:44.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 20 February 2021@14:26:50.


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