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Headword: Ἰβύκειον ῥησείδιον
Adler number: iota,78
Translated headword: Ibykos' little saying, Ibycus' little saying
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
But Ibycus' verse came against him: "not to exchange honour among men by failing with the gods." This little saying of Ibycus' was sung against priesthood.
Greek Original:
Ἰβύκειον ῥησείδιον: ἀλλὰ τὸ Ἰβύκου ἔπος αὐτὸν ἐπῄει: μή τι παρὰ θεοῖς ἀμπλακὼν τιμὰν πρὸς ἀνθρώπων ἀμείψειν. ἔστι δὲ πρὸς ἱερωσύνην συνᾷδον τὸ Ἰβύκειον τουτὶ ῥησείδιον.
Notes:
From alpha 1654; see especially n.5 there. The passage is quoted again at mu 994.
For Ibycus see generally iota 80.
Keywords: biography; ethics; poetry; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 April 2006@04:09:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 April 2006@10:09:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 19 April 2006@10:19:55.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference and keyword, raised status) on 14 April 2008@11:20:09.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2013@07:26:09.

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