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Headword: Ἦν ἄρα καὶ πυρὸς ἕτερα θερμότερα καὶ λόγων ἐν πόλει τῶν ἀναιδῶν ἀναιδέστεροι
Adler number: eta,368
Translated headword: so there were other things warmer than fire and [words] more shameless than the shameless words in the city
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. This is said] in reference to things which happen in excess.
Greek Original:
Ἦν ἄρα καὶ πυρὸς ἕτερα θερμότερα καὶ λόγων ἐν πόλει τῶν ἀναιδῶν ἀναιδέστεροι: ἐπὶ τῶν καθ' ὑπερβολὴν γινομένων.
Notes:
Aristophanes, Knights 382-3 (web address 1), with scholion.
Despite the form of the gloss, these lines were not taken up by the paroemiographers.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; politics; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 September 2006@01:06:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 26 September 2006@03:48:18.
David Whitehead on 17 December 2012@07:00:31.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 December 2012@01:53:33.

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