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Headword: Ἰώ
Adler number: iota,455
Translated headword: io
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aristophanes [writes]: "io tortoises, blessed for your skin, and thrice-blessed for [the shell] over your sides! How well and cleverly you are roofed!"[1]
Greek Original:
Ἰώ: Ἀριστοφάνης: ἰὼ μακάριαι χελῶναι τοῦ δέρματος, καὶ τρισμακάριαι τοὐπὶ ταῖς πλευραῖς, ὡς εὖ κατηρέψασθε καὶ νουβυστικῶς.
Notes:
See also iota 454, iota 456, iota 457.
[1] Aristophanes, Wasps 1292-4; cf. sigma 1024.
Keywords: architecture; comedy; imagery; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 April 2006@19:04:23.
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