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Headword: Οὐ κομῶ
Adler number: omicron,897
Translated headword: I do not let my hair grow long
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I am not conceited. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "even being such a [sc. great] poet, I, for my part, do not let my hair grow long." That is, I am not conceited.
Greek Original:
Οὐ κομῶ: οὐ μέγα φρονῶ. Ἀριστοφάνης Νεφέλαις: κἀγὼ μὲν τοιοῦτος ὢν ποιητὴς οὐ κομῶ. τουτέστιν οὐ μέγα φρονῶ.
Aristophanes, Clouds 545 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 8 November 2002@18:24:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added keywords) on 10 November 2002@12:20:22.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 11 November 2002@04:59:00.
Catharine Roth (added link, raised status) on 7 February 2004@22:14:07.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2013@06:05:31.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 10 August 2013@19:09:38.


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