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Headword: Ὑποβολή
Adler number: upsilon,457
Translated headword: sequence
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] similarity, addition.[1]
"Solon laid it down that those who recite the poems of Homer should do so in sequence; thus the point where the first stops is the point from which the second picks up".[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑποβολή: ὁμοιότης, προσθήκη. Σόλων δὲ τὰ Ὁμήρου ἐξ ὑποβολῆς ἔγραψε ῥαψῳδεῖσθαι: οἷον ὅπου ὁ πρῶτος ἔληξεν, ἐκεῖθεν ἄρχεσθαι τὸν ἐχόμενον στίχον.
Notes:
[1] No parallel material in other lexica.
[2] Diogenes Laertius 1.57; cf. [Plato], Hipparchos 228B, and see generally G.S. Kirk, The Songs of Homer (Cambridge 1962) 306-7. For Solon see sigma 776, sigma 777, sigma 779.
Keywords: definition; epic; history; law; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 November 2001@02:57:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 10 September 2002@11:35:17.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 16 June 2004@02:20:59.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2013@07:30:09.

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