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Headword: *ti/ ga\r dh\
Adler number: tau,556
Translated headword: for what exactly
Vetting Status: high
[For what exactly] do they claim is common to a dolphin and an ox, and to both Sulla and philosophers?
Greek Original:
*ti/ ga\r dh\ delfi=ni kai\ boi/+ fasi koino\n ei)=nai, *su/lla| te kai\ filoso/fois.
Aelian fr. 56d Domingo-Forasté, 53 Hercher (on Sulla's sacking of the temple at Alalkomenai in Boiotia); cf. HA 14.25 for the zoological part.
Taken to be proverbial by Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1372.
Keywords: biography; daily life; history; military affairs; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2002@09:48:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 October 2004@17:44:28.
David Whitehead (adjusted translation and note) on 10 October 2004@05:07:34.
Catharine Roth (updated reference, raised status) on 4 April 2012@01:57:36.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@10:36:32.


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