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Headword: Ὕπουλα γόνατα
Adler number: upsilon,622
Translated headword: festering knees
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
['Festering knees'] and 'festering foot' and 'festering hand' and [sc. 'festering] body', [Meaning] the one that is inflamed because of certain wounds and is almost lost. Cratinus [sc. uses the last of these phrases].[1]
Greek Original:
Ὕπουλα γόνατα καὶ ὕπουλον πόδα, καὶ ὕπουλον χεῖρα, καὶ σῶμα, τὸ φλεγμαῖνον διά τινας πληγὰς καὶ ἐγγὺς τοῦ ἀφίστασθαι ὄν. Κρατῖνος.
Notes:
From Photius upsilon272 Theodoridis, itself stemming from Phrynichus, Praeparatio sophistica 117.14; and cf. upsilon 623, upsilon 624, upsilon 625.
[1] Cratinus fr. 351 Kock (498 K.-A.).
Keywords: comedy; definition; medicine
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 28 October 2008@18:00:07.
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David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 October 2008@04:11:00.
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