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Headword: Ἐγὼ μὲν ἐκ τοῦ καλοῦ εἰς καλὸν μετήνεγκα
Adler number: epsilon,154
Translated headword: I myself changed out of good into good
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] out of kithara-playing, which is a good thing, into tragedy. In reference to those doing something similar [sc. to what they were doing before].
Greek Original:
Ἐγὼ μὲν ἐκ τοῦ καλοῦ εἰς καλὸν μετήνεγκα: ἐκ τοῦ κιθαρῳδικοῦ καλοῦ ὄντος εἰς τὸ τραγικόν. ἐπὶ τῶν ὁμοίως τι πραττόντων.
An approximation of Aristophanes, Frogs 1298 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there. Aeschylus is speaking.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; meter and music; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 January 2006@21:33:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 17 January 2006@03:37:41.
David Whitehead on 26 July 2012@07:48:15.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 28 July 2012@23:57:31.


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