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Headword: Λῦμα τῷ γήρᾳ στρέφῃ
Adler number: lambda,835
Translated headword: you are wallowing in filth for your old age
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning you are uneducated up to old age.
Greek Original:
Λῦμα τῷ γήρᾳ στρέφῃ: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀπαίδευτος εἶ μέχρι γήρως.
Note:
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 805 (where the accepted text reads τρέφῃ "you are nourishing": web address 1), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: ethics; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 April 2009@22:51:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 6 April 2009@03:11:47.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@05:09:56.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 25 April 2013@00:04:36.

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