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Headword: *pornei=a
Adler number: pi,2078
Translated headword: brothel, whorehouse
Vetting Status: high
A place where whores spend their time. "Going into the whorehouses all the time". Aristophanes [sc. says this].
Greek Original:
*pornei=a: to/pos, e)/nqa ai( po/rnai dia/gousin. e)s ta\ pornei=a e)sio/nq' e(ka/stote. *)aristofa/nhs.
Aristophanes, Wasps 1283 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there.
cf. generally pi 2080, pi 2081.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 March 2004@10:01:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 1 August 2004@22:36:43.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 2 August 2004@03:40:03.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2011@07:59:03.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 14 October 2021@00:59:43.
Catharine Roth on 14 October 2021@19:45:28.


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