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Headword: Κροτοθορύβου
Adler number: kappa,2480
Translated headword: loud applause
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Lord Apollo, dear little Leontion, with what loud applause we were inspired as we read[1] your letter."
Greek Original:
Κροτοθορύβου: Παιὰν ἄναξ, φίλον Λεοντάριον, οἵου κροτοθορύβου ἡμᾶς ἐνέπλησας, ἀναγνόντι σοι τὸ ἐπιστόλιον.
Notes:
The opening of a letter of Epicurus, quoted in Diogenes Laertius 10.5. Leontion was (allegedly) a courtesan with whom one of E.'s brothers was cohabiting.
[1] Not ἀναγνόντι σοι (Suda) but ἀναγνόντας σου (D.L.).
Keywords: biography; daily life; gender and sexuality; philosophy; religion; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@11:38:07.
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Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics; set status) on 5 October 2003@17:38:34.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 6 October 2003@03:40:29.
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