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Headword: Ὄμμα γὰρ αἰθέρος ἀκάματον σελαγεῖται
Adler number: omicron,225
Translated headword: for the eye of the sky shines tirelessly
Vetting Status: high
That is, the sun; since the tragedians also are accustomed to call it an eye [ὀφθαλμός ].
Greek Original:
Ὄμμα γὰρ αἰθέρος ἀκάματον σελαγεῖται: τουτέστιν ὁ ἥλιος. ἐπεὶ καὶ οἱ τραγικοὶ εἰώθασιν ὀφθαλμὸν ὀνομάζειν αὐτόν.
Aristophanes, Clouds 285 (in a lyric passage: web address 1), with scholion; cf. sigma 191.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; imagery; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 December 2009@22:10:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 8 December 2009@03:21:00.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 30 January 2012@03:21:20.


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