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Headword: Θεσπιέσι
Adler number: theta,278
Translated headword: to the Thespians
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Phryne dedicated to the Thespians the winged [...] Eros as payment on behalf of [her] children."[1]
Greek Original:
Θεσπιέσι: Φρύνη τὸν πτερόεντα ἔρωτα μισθὸν ὑπὲρ τέκνων ἄνθετο Θεσπιέσι.
Note:
[1] Greek Anthology 6.260.1-2, abridged. In line 2 τέκνων ('children') is a corruption of λέκτρων ('bed'). Phryne was a well-known courtesan; cf. phi 760. For Thespiai cf. theta 276, theta 277, theta 279.
Keywords: art history; biography; children; economics; gender and sexuality; geography; mythology; poetry; religion; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 19 February 2008@23:39:34.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (tweaked translation, augmented note, added keywords) on 20 February 2008@01:33:30.
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 20 February 2008@04:19:15.
David Whitehead (more x-refs; tweaking) on 2 January 2013@04:17:49.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@03:43:41.

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