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Headword: *basile/ws e)gke/falos
Adler number: beta,145
Translated headword: king's brain, king's morsel
Vetting Status: high
See under Zeus's morsel.[1]
Interpretation of a dream: one addressing a lord remains unsuccessful.[2]
Greek Original:
*basile/ws e)gke/falos: zh/tei e)n tw=| *dio\s e)gke/falos. lu/sis o)nei/rou: a)/nakti proslalw=n tis a)/praktos me/nei.
[1] delta 1204. Proverbial expression for rare and costly food; see LSJ s.v. e)gke/falos III.
[2] From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychos (alpha 4251). Apparently this is what it means if you dream of a "king's morsel."
Keywords: daily life; dreams; economics; food; meter and music; poetry; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 November 2000@12:02:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 30 August 2002@06:59:59.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 September 2005@07:54:03.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 22 May 2012@05:17:19.
Catharine Roth (deleted link, tweaked note) on 30 May 2012@00:57:22.


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