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Headword: *prao/nws
Adler number: pi,2219
Translated headword: gently
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "but you, Aeschylus, refute, be refuted, not in anger but gently. It's not appropriate for poet types to hurl abuse like bakery-maids."
Greek Original:
*prao/nws: *)aristofa/nhs: su\ de\ mh\ pro\s o)rgh/n, *ai)sxu/le, a)lla\ prao/nws e)/legx', e)le/gxou. loidorei=sqai d' ou) pre/pei a)/ndras poihta\s w(/sper a)rtopw/lidas.
Aristophanes, Frogs 856-8 (web address 1 below); more fully at sigma 1315.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; poetry; tragedy; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 16 October 2001@18:05:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 17 October 2001@03:49:38.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 16 May 2011@07:44:57.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2011@08:53:53.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 26 October 2021@12:06:41.


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