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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
Translation:
[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.
Note:
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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