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Headword: *phmanei=
Adler number: pi,1519
Translated headword: will harm
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "nor will Ktesias the malicious prosecutor harm you". This man was ridiculed in comedy for his malicious prosecuting.[1]
Greek Original:
*phmanei=: *)aristofa/nhs: ou)de\ *kthsi/as o( sukofa/nths phmanei=. ou(=tos e)pi\ sukofanti/a| e)kwmw|dei=to.
The headword is evidently extracted from the quotation given. For this verb cf. pi 1520, pi 1522.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 839-842 (summarily paraphrased: see web address 1), with comment from the scholia there. This Ktesias is not securely identifiable with any homonym.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 December 2000@05:35:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (link, cross-references, status) on 2 July 2004@22:35:40.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 July 2004@06:22:06.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 15 May 2011@08:42:59.
Catharine Roth (fixed link, raised status) on 16 September 2011@12:38:11.


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