Cratinus fr. 74 Kassel-Austin and some problematic Greek words (and the group) at Pollux 10.160-1

S. Douglas Olson

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Abstract

At 10.160-1, Pollux cites Herodotus, Archilochus and three 5th-century comic poets to explain the meaning of and the group. I examine Pollux' treatment of these words in an attempt to make better sense of them than the standard modern lexica do, while also demonstrating the fragility of our understanding of in Cratinus fr. 74 in particular.1

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-158
Number of pages5
JournalGlotta - Zeitschrift fur Griechische und Lateinische Sprache
Volume93
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2017

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