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Headword: Aetou gêras, korudou neotês
Adler number: alpha,577
Translated headword: eagle's old age, lark's youth
Vetting Status: high
Inasmuch as the eagle, even when old, is better than every [other] bird.
Greek Original:
Aetou gêras, korudou neotês: paroson kai gêraskôn ho aetos ameinôn esti pantos ornithos.
Zenobius 2.38, etc.; Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1105.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 March 2001@17:21:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 March 2001@05:44:51.
David Whitehead (note; cosmetics) on 16 August 2006@07:15:57.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2012@06:14:48.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@09:39:12.


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