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Headword: *ta/liggis
Adler number: tau,52
Translated headword: Talingis
Vetting Status: high
"Talingis chose to pay no heed to weapons and warlike men but to exist in daily intimacy with prostitutes and babblers."
Greek Original:
*ta/liggis: o( de\ *ta/liggis o(/plwn me\n kai\ maxi/mwn a)ndrw=n e)/krinen a)logei=n, po/rnais de\ kai\ a)quroglw/ttois o(modi/aitos u(pa/rxein.
For this quotation see already alpha 1306. In both places Adler tentatively attributes it to Aelian, on no discernible basis. It is in fact unidentifiable -- as is the individual featured in it (Talingis in the Suda, Taliges in ps.-Zonaras).
Keywords: biography; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; military affairs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 May 2000@20:06:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords) on 30 March 2001@08:22:53.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 24 February 2011@04:09:17.
David Whitehead on 12 August 2011@04:10:27.


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