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Headword: Γυνὴ μεγάλη
Adler number: gamma,503
Translated headword: big woman, large woman
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aristophanes is accusing the cook Panaitios, who is small in stature, of having caught his own wife committing adultery: for he was in thrall to her, a big woman.
Greek Original:
Γυνὴ μεγάλη: διαβάλλει Ἀριστοφάνης τὸν Παναίτιον μάγειρον, μικροφυῆ ὄντα, ὡς καταλαβόντα τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ μοιχευομένην: ἐδυναστεύετο γὰρ ὑπ' αὐτῆς μεγάλης οὔσης.
Note:
Quoted from delta 565 (on Aristophanes fr. 409 Kassel-Austin), q.v. See also pi 184.
Keywords: comedy; food; gender and sexuality; medicine; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@13:29:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 20 July 2002@11:24:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 7 March 2011@05:04:33.
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