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Headword: *)iou/nios
Adler number: iota,444
Translated headword: Iounios, Junius
Vetting Status: high
A name. [1]
"Belonging to the class of knights, because he lived to eat, he was an associate of three rich men, a man who made his belly a god, a sniffer of frying pans; for I wish to speak as comedy does about such men, with no want of taste (by --!). He distributed his stomach among the three tables, and leapt upon such tables like some wolf or kite or harpy, if I may make such a joke."
Greek Original:
*)iou/nios: o)/noma. ei)s th\n i(ppa/da telw=n, dia\ to\ kai\ fagei=n zw=n, sunh/qhs h)=n trisi\ plousi/ois, koiliodai/mwn te kai\ taghnoknisoqh/ras: bou/lomai ga\r ta\ th=s kwmw|di/as ei)s tou\s toiou/tous ei)pei=n, ou)demia=| ma\ to\n a)peirokali/a|: o(\s e)/neme th\n gaste/ra tai=s trisi\ trape/zais, kai\ tosau/tais e)piphdw=n trape/zais lu/kou tino\s di/khn h)\ i)kti/nou h)\ a(rpui/as, i(/na ti kai\ pai/sw.
After the primary gloss, the substance of this entry is Aelian fr. 112 Domingo-Forasté (109 Hercher); cf. phi 8, tau 11.
The comic compounds koiliodai/mwn and taghnoknisoqh/ras are attributed to Eupolis (fr. 173 Kock, now 190 K.-A.).
[1] Or perhaps, "Junius by name ..."
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; food; imagery; mythology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 July 2006@22:19:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 9 July 2006@04:31:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 13 January 2013@06:29:32.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 31 May 2013@01:21:15.
Catharine Roth (added a note) on 31 May 2013@01:27:28.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 23 December 2014@08:37:32.


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