Author Topic: Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at (Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)  (Read 22529 times)

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Γελά δ' ο μωρός καν τι μη γελοίον ει  

Προέλευση;

(Γελά ο ανόητος και αν ακόμη δεν υπάρχει κάτι το γελοίον)
« Last Edit: 31 May, 2010, 16:34:00 by billberg23 »


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Stop the presses!  It's from Menander, Γνῶμαι (Sententia Mono, section 1, line 108).
« Last Edit: 31 May, 2010, 03:19:16 by billberg23 »
Τί δέ τις; Τί δ' οὔ τις; Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος. — Πίνδαρος

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Many thanks, Bill! Could not find it here:
http://www.gottwein.de/Grie/menand/monost_a.php
And yet, there it is — p. 3 (Γ), #108! Unfortunately, the compiler has no respect for alphabetical order, except in the initial letter of each quotation.  Good ref., thanks!
« Last Edit: 31 May, 2010, 17:10:03 by billberg23 »
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γελᾶι δ' ὁ μῶρος, κἄν τι μὴ γελοῖον ἦι -> a stupid man laughs even when there's nothing amusing