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Headword: *pura/ndrou mhxanh/mata
Adler number: pi,3193
Translated headword: Pyrrandros' devices, Pyrrander's devices
Vetting Status: high
This man was a scoundrel and a blackmailer.
Greek Original:
*pura/ndrou mhxanh/mata: ou(=tos e)ge/neto ponhro\s kai\ sukofa/nths.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 901, where a version of the headword phrase ("a device of P.") occurs (text at web address 1). Whether a real person is being referred to is uncertain.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2001@06:42:18.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 31 October 2001@00:17:16.
David Whitehead on 30 June 2004@07:16:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 18 March 2010@10:11:58.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2013@04:04:09.


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