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Headword: Κραιπαλαίκωμος
Adler number: kappa,2356
Translated headword: drunken revelry
Vetting Status: high
Metonymically[1] [this can mean] the song produced during drunkenness.
Greek Original:
Κραιπαλαίκωμος: μετωνυμικῶς ὁ κατὰ μέθην γινόμενος ὕμνος.
This headword, κραιπαλαίκωμος , is a variant of the term κραιπαλόκωμος found in Aristophanes, Frogs 218 (web address 1) and explained in the corresponding commentary by Tzetzes (see below). See also alpha 3365, kappa 2355, kappa 2357, kappa 2358.
cf. ps.-Zonaras; Hesychius s.v. κραιπάλη ; Etymologicum Gudianum s.v. κεκραιπαληκὼς .
[1] i.e. by a change of name.
Koster, W.J.W. (ed.), Jo. Tzetzae commentarii in Aristophanem [Scholia in Aristophanem, vol. 4.3], Groningen 1962
Keywords: comedy; definition; food; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 May 2007@19:17:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 28 May 2007@04:09:42.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@07:13:20.
David Whitehead (another note) on 2 May 2016@08:04:45.


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