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Headword: Ὑπόχυτος οἶνος
Adler number: upsilon,644
Translated headword: blended wine
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one that is sweet.
"Polemon the philosopher was not sweet or blended, but Pramnian".[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπόχυτος οἶνος: ὁ γλυκύς. ἦν δὲ ὁ Πολέμων ὁ φιλόσοφος οὐ γλυκὺς οὐδ' ὑπόχυτος, ἀλλὰ Πράμνιος.
Note:
[1] Diogenes Laertius 4.20, but misread here: the dictum (attributed to Phrynichus) concerned Sophocles, the favourite poet of this philosopher. For the headword see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: biography; definition; food; imagery; philosophy; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 November 2001@04:13:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 10 September 2002@11:08:54.
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 June 2004@02:21:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 26 April 2011@07:34:25.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@03:25:55.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@05:13:19.

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