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Headword: *proi/kios
Adler number: pi,2981
Translated headword: free, gratuitous
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] without pay.[1] "The free singer for wayfaring men." The cicada says [this] in the Epigrams.[2]
Greek Original:
*proi/kios: a)/neu misqou=. proi/kios a)nqrw/poisi keleuqh/th|sin a)oido/s. o( te/ttic fhsi\n e)n *)epigra/mmasi.
[1] cf. pi 2979, pi 2983.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.120.3 (Leonidas); also at kappa 1294, and a further quotation from this epigram at epsilon 3652.
Keywords: definition; economics; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 December 2006@00:52:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 19 December 2006@03:18:34.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2013@06:42:53.


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