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Headword: Γέλως Μεγαρικός
Adler number: gamma,115
Translated headword: Megarian laughter
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase which arose] because Megarian comedy, which the Athenians mocked and laughed at, flourished inopportunely.
Greek Original:
Γέλως Μεγαρικός: ἤκμασε γὰρ ἡ Μεγαρικὴ κωμῳδία ἀώρως, ἣν Ἀθηναῖοι καταμωκώμενοι ἐγέλων.
Notes:
Comoedia Dorica testimonium #9 Kassel-Austin.
cf. Diogenianus 3.88 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; geography; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@11:16:04.
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