Tuesday, October 19, 2004



Nicharchus, Greek Anthology 11.17 (tr. W.R. Paton):
Stephanus was poor and a gardener, but now having got on well and become rich, he has suddenly turned into Philostephanus, adding four fine letters to the original Stephanus, and in due time will be Hippocratippiades or, owing to his extravagance, Dionysiopeganodorus. But in all the market he is still Stephanus.

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