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Headword: Ὑμεῖς μὲν ἆρα ζῆτε νυμφίων βίον
Adler number: upsilon,107
Translated headword: you then are living a life of bridegrooms
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Because those getting married are garlanded with bergamot-mints and certain [sc. other] plants. Or because they are living pleasantly with a view to the days of their weddings.
Greek Original:
Ὑμεῖς μὲν ἆρα ζῆτε νυμφίων βίον: διότι οἱ γαμοῦντες στέφονται σισύμβροις καὶ φυτοῖς τισιν. ἢ ὅτι ἡδυπαθοῦσι πρὸς τὰς τῶν γάμων ἡμέρας.
Note:
Euelpides -- responding to what he has been told of the birds' life -- in Aristophanes, Birds 161 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. already nu 597, sigma 275, sigma 485.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: aetiology; botany; comedy; daily life; gender and sexuality; imagery; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 August 2008@05:06:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 27 August 2008@11:49:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 April 2011@07:52:51.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link, added keyword, raised status) on 26 April 2011@01:07:45.

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