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" Еикофот^," says Smith (Diet, of Antiq.), " in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar class, not capable of being described by any single word in our language, but well understood and appreciated by an Athenian.... "
The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table - Page 213
by Aristophanes - 1861
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A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the Larger ...

William Smith, Charles Anthon - Classical dictionaries - 1846 - 373 pages
...illnatured, malicious, groundless, and vexatious accusations. Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton

Aristophanes - 1849
...birds have nothing. " Еикофот^," says Smith (Diet, of Antiq.), " in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - 1849 - 228 pages
...winged birds have nothing. " 2vKoфavnjr," says Smith (Dict, of Antiq.), " in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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A SCHOOL DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES

WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D. - 1851
...illnatured, malicious, groundless, and vexatious accusations. Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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Eclogæ Aristophanicæ, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...birds have nothing. " ЯvKофаvтгц," says Smith (Diet, of Antiq.), " i" the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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The Cyropaedia: Or, Institution of Cyrus, and the Hellenics, Or Grecian ...

Xenophon - Education of princes - 1855 - 579 pages
...members of the council, aa marring th« 1 TWV avKofyavriovJ] " Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liari and slanderer" Smith's Dictionary of...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - 1864 - 236 pages
...ridiculed for their levity and fickleness by similar comparisons to birds. 1395. V» *» 8ш8ра^ш. G. § 67, 1. and Demosthenes, designated a person...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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A Smaller Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the ...

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1868 - 474 pages
...ill-natured, malicious, groundless, and vexatious accusations. Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barrator, informer^ pettifogger, busybody, royue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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The Cyropaedia: Or, Institution of Cyrus and the Hellenics, Or Grecian History

Xenophon - Greece - 1876 - 579 pages
...members of the counci, as marring the 1 TUV avKoipavruv."] " Sycophantes in the tiire of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar...much in common with our sycophant, but was a happy conponnd of the com* man barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, tar, and slanderer." Smith's...
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History of Greece, and of the Greek People, from the ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Victor Duruy - Greece - 1889
...ill-natured, malicious, groundless, and vexatious accusations. . . . Sykophantes, in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...much in common with our sycophant, but was a happy combination of the common barrator, in farmer, pettifogger, busybody, rmjue, liar, and */anderer "...
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