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Headword: Ἱμονιοστρόφου μέλη
Adler number: iota,357
Translated headword: rope-twister's songs
Vetting Status: high
The bucket of [= for] wells is called ἱμονιά .[1] But the song [is called] ἱμαῖον .[2] "Rope-twister's" [means of someone] cheap.
Greek Original:
Ἱμονιοστρόφου μέλη: ἱμονιὰ καλεῖται τὸ ἀντλητήριον τῶν φρεάτων. ἱμαῖον δὲ τὸ ᾆσμα. ἱμονιοστρόφου δὲ τοῦ εὐτελοῦς.
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Frogs 1297, where the headword phrase occurs (web address 1); see also iota 358.
[1] cf. iota 355, iota 356, iota 358.
[2] cf. iota 343, iota 344.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; meter and music; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 April 2006@21:59:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 17 April 2006@04:04:57.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 11 January 2013@06:54:57.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 12 January 2013@01:25:28.


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