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Headword: *to\ kalw=s e)/xon
Adler number: tau,735
Translated headword: that which goes well
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is beneficial. Oedipus [says]: "the struggle which goes well for the city I beg a god not to remove." That is, I beg not to remove that which is beneficial for the city.
Greek Original:
*to\ kalw=s e)/xon: to\ sumfe/ron. *oi)di/pous: to\ kalw=s d' e)/xon pa/laisma th=| po/lei mh\ lu=sai qeo\n ai)tou=mai. toute/sti mh\ lu=sai th=| po/lei to\ sumfe/ron ai)tou=mai.
An approximation of Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 879-880, with scholion. (In fact the chorus says this, not Oedipus himself.)
Keywords: ethics; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 January 2014@01:15:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 17 January 2014@03:10:20.


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