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Headword: *tisamenofaini/ppous
Adler number: tau,658
Translated headword: Tisamenophainippans, Tisamenophaenippans
Vetting Status: high
T[e]isamenos is a butt of comedy for being a foreigner and a slave, Phainippos for being swinish and lecherous.
Greek Original:
*tisamenofaini/ppous: o( *tisameno\s w(s ce/nos kai\ mastigi/as kwmw|dei=tai, o( de\ *fai/nippos w(s suw/dhs kai\ h(tairhkw/s.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 603, where the headword (a comic coinage in the accusative plural) occurs (as *teisamenofaini/ppous). See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; gender and sexuality
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 March 2010@06:46:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 1 April 2010@00:54:37.
Catharine Roth (added link, raised status) on 1 April 2010@01:13:12.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 1 April 2010@03:22:21.


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