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Headword: *xairidei=s
Adler number: chi,171
Translated headword: Chairideis
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning those] educated from [= by] Chairis.[1] Or practising [sc. with him]. Chairis [was] an uncultured Theban piper. So Attic [writers] say Chairideis from Chairis and peristerideis from peristera\ ['dove'].[2] This man used to play his pipes during the sacrifices. He was [sc. also] a kithara-player.[3] Aristophanes [writes]: "if Chairis sees you, he will come, to play the pipes uninvited".[4]
And [there is] a proverb: 'Chairis singing in a steep-pitched style'. [5] The steep-pitched [is] a style [no/mos] for playing the pipe, so called because it was rising and vigorous.
And Homer [says]: "the goddess [Eris] standing there uttered a great and terrible war-cry rising sharply upwards to the Achaeans".[6]
Greek Original:
*xairidei=s: a)po\ tou= *xai/ridos pepaideume/noi. h)\ meletw=ntes. *xai=ris de\ au)lhth\s *qhbai=os a)/mousos. ou(/tw de\ le/gousin *)attikoi\ a)po\ tou= *xai/ridos *xairidei=s kai\ a)po\ th=s peristera=s peristeridei=s. ou(=tos de\ hu)/lei e)n tai=s qusi/ais. h)=n de\ kiqarw|do/s. *)aristofa/nhs: h)\n *xai=ris u(ma=s i)/dh|, pro/seisin, au)lh/swn a)/klhtos. kai\ paroimi/a: *xai=ris a)/|dwn o)/rqion: o)/rqios de\ au)lhtiko\s no/mos, ou(/tw kalou/menos oi(=on eu)/tonos kai\ a)na/tasin e)/xwn. kai\ *(/omhros: e)/nqa sta=s' h)/u+se qea\ me/ga te deino/n te o)/rqi' *)axaioi=si.
[1] cf. ps.-Zonaras s.v. Chairis.
[2] cf. pi 1302.
[3] cf. chi 172.
[4] Aristophanes, Peace 951-3 (web address 1); see also Acharnians 16 & 866 (web addresses 2 & 3) and Birds 858 (web address 4) and the corresponding scholia, which are compiled in the entry here.
[5] Appendix Proverbiorum 5.21. On the o)/rqios [no/mos] see nu 478, omicron 574, omicron 575 and omicron 585 and the notes there.
[6] Homer, Iliad 11.10-11 (web address 5); already quoted in the same context in omicron 575, q.v.
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Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; geography; military affairs; meter and music; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 29 November 2007@13:53:46.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 30 November 2007@03:33:20.
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