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Headword: Παύσωνος πτωχότερος
Adler number: pi,824
Translated headword: more beggarly than Pauson
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
This man was a painter, and a byword for poverty.
Greek Original:
Παύσωνος πτωχότερος: οὗτος ζωγράφος ἦν καὶ ἐπὶ πενίᾳ διετεθρύλητο.
Note:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Wealth [Plutus] 602, where this name is casually used; and see also pi 823.
Keywords: art history; biography; comedy; daily life; economics; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 November 2002@04:06:17.
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Catharine Roth on 19 November 2002@14:40:59.
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