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Headword: *dia\ me/sou tei/xous
Adler number: delta,652
Translated headword: of the wall through the middle
Vetting Status: high
There being three [sc. Long] walls in Attica, the Northern and the Southern and the Phaleric, the Southern used to be described as "through the middle" of those on either side. Plato in Gorgias mentions it.[1]
Greek Original:
*dia\ me/sou tei/xous: triw=n o)/ntwn teixw=n e)n th=| *)attikh=|, a)po\ tou= *borei/ou kai\ tou= *noti/ou kai\ tou= *falhrikou=, dia\ me/sou tw=n par' e(ka/tera to\ *no/tion e)le/geto: ou(= mnhmoneu/ei kai\ *pla/twn e)n *gorgi/a.
From Harpokration s.v. (abridged). Harpokration also ascribes the phrase to Antiphon (fr. 38 Sauppe) and to Aristophanes fr. 556 Kock (569 K-A).
[1] Plato, Gorgias 455E (web address 1).
D.H. Conwell, The Athenian Long Walls: Chronology, Topography and Remains (Diss.: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1992)
Robert Garland, The Piraeus (London 1987) 22-26
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; comedy; geography; history; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 October 2000@05:49:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 September 2002@09:36:18.
William Hutton (augmented notes, added link and bibliography reference, set status) on 28 June 2003@06:45:42.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 28 June 2003@07:05:07.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 5 July 2011@05:04:14.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2015@04:04:59.


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