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Headword: Ἱππαρχίων ἄφωνος
Adler number: iota,518
Translated headword: Hipparchion speechless
Vetting Status: high
There were two kithara-singers, Hipparchion and Rufinus; and when a contest [sc. between them] had begun Hipparchion stood speechless.
Greek Original:
Ἱππαρχίων ἄφωνος: δύο ἐγένοντο κιθαρῳδοί, Ἱππαρχίων καὶ Ῥουφῖνος: καὶ ἀγῶνος ἐνστάντος ὁ Ἱππαρχίων ἄφωνος ἔστη.
More fully in some of the paroemiographers, e.g. Zenobius 2.35, who gives the location as Helioupolis.
[1] For the kithara see generally kappa 1590.
Keywords: biography; daily life; geography; meter and music; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 October 2002@11:18:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 20 October 2002@22:01:46.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 October 2003@07:47:41.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@04:24:11.


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