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Headword: *peri/dromoi ku/nes
Adler number: pi,1106
Translated headword: roaming dogs
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those able to turn in every direction. Aristophanes in Frogs [sc. uses the phrase].[1]
Greek Original:
*peri/dromoi ku/nes: oi( pantaxou= duna/menoi peristre/fesqai. *)aristofa/nhs *batra/xois.
For the adjective in this phrase see already pi 1105.
See also tau 1124.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 472 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there. The "roaming dogs of Kokytos", alias the Furies (epsilon 2994, epsilon 2995), are one of the torments of the Underworld mentioned in that passage.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; imagery; mythology; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 October 2001@08:18:19.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified translation, added link and keyword, set status) on 17 December 2003@00:20:05.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 17 December 2003@03:28:16.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 5 March 2010@09:54:02.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 August 2011@05:49:24.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2013@08:19:28.
David Whitehead on 5 February 2014@06:18:50.


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