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Headword: Ῥαψῳδεῖν
Adler number: rho,68
Translated headword: to recite [poetry]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to sing. Aristophanes [writes]: "and it shall be for the boys to recite [sc. poems about] those who are brave in war; and if anyone has been a coward, so that, ashamed, they do not dine."[1]
Greek Original:
Ῥαψῳδεῖν: ᾄδειν. Ἀριστοφάνης: ῥαψῳδεῖν ἔσται τοῖς παιδαρίοις τοὺς ἀνδρείους ἐν τῷ πολέμῳ: κεἴ τις δειλὸς γεγένηται, ἵνα μὴ δειπνῶσ' αἰσχυνόμενοι.
Notes:
See also rho 67, rho 69, rho 70, rho 71.
[1] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 678-680. (For a freer translation, see that of Eugene O'Neill, Jr. in Perseus: web address 1.) The clause 'so that ... they do not dine' refers specifically to Praxagora's plan for communal meals.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; comedy; definition; ethics; food; military affairs; meter and music
Translated by: Nathan Greenberg on 19 August 2002@18:01:21.
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Catharine Roth (added link, cosmetics) on 20 August 2002@01:38:52.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 August 2002@03:14:36.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 16 November 2005@08:27:20.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr; expanded n.1; another keyword) on 24 August 2011@06:17:00.
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