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Headword: Ὅτι χιλίας
Adler number: omicron,744
Translated headword: that a thousand [drachmas]
Vetting Status: high
[That a thousand drachmas] was the fine for women behaving in a disorderly manner in the streets.
Greek Original:
Ὅτι χιλίας ἐζημιοῦντο αἱ κατὰ τὰς ὁδοὺς ἀκοσμοῦσαι γυναῖκες.
From Harpokration s.v., citing Hyperides fr. 14 Jensen (and going on to credit the comic poet Krobylos [fr. 11 Kock & K-A] with the information that 'the law of Philippides' had created this penalty).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; law; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@10:03:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 5 February 2004@01:08:40.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 5 February 2004@03:17:23.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 July 2011@06:50:06.


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