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Headword: Ῥοδῶπις
Adler number: rho,210
Translated headword: Rhodopis
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.[1] Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'Rhodopeian burial'.[2]
But Rhodope [sc. too] is a proper name. Also a Thracian mountain.[3] And [there is] a proverb: 'all things [are] similar, even Rhodopis the beautiful'. It means that mortals come by fortunes in the same way.[4]
Greek Original:
Ῥοδῶπις: ὄνομα κύριον. καὶ Ῥοδώπειος τάφος. Ῥοδώπη δὲ ὄνομα κύριον. καὶ Θρᾳκικὸν ὄρος. καὶ παροιμία: ἅπανθ' ὅμοια, καὶ Ῥοδῶπις ἡ καλή. σημαίνει, ὅτι ταῖς τύχαις ὁμοίως ὑποπεπτώκασιν οἱ θνητοί.
Notes:
[1] cf. rho 211.
[2] Attested only here, in fact.
[3] See already rho 204 (and epsilon 41).
[4] See already alpha 2897.
Keywords: daily life; definition; geography; proverbs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 December 2000@17:14:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 3 December 2000@07:11:11.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 January 2010@06:38:56.
David Whitehead on 25 August 2011@04:17:46.
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