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Headword: *ti/ ou)=n e)/ti zh= tw=n kora/kwn ponhri/a|
Adler number: tau,648
Translated headword: so why does he still live by the wickedness of the crows?
Vetting Status: high
[Aristophanes] says this, that the crows are wicked because up to now they have not torn you to pieces.
Greek Original:
*ti/ ou)=n e)/ti zh= tw=n kora/kwn ponhri/a|: tou=to/ fhsin, o(/ti ponhroi\ oi( ko/rakes, dio/ti me/xri kai\ nu=n ou)k e)spa/raca/n se.
Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 868 (web address 1), with scholion. Mnesilochus asks, "Why am I still alive?" and Woman 3 replies, "By the wickedness of the crows."
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; ethics; women; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 January 2014@01:16:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 14 January 2014@03:34:02.


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