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Headword: Akarpoteros agrippou
Adler number: alpha,806
Translated headword: more barren than a wild olive
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those completely poverty-stricken. For Laconians call the wild olive "agrippos".
Greek Original:
Akarpoteros agrippou: epi tôn panu penomenôn. Lakônes gar tên agrian elaian agrippon kalousin.
Zenobius 1.60. See already alpha 364.
Keywords: botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 February 2000@16:51:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 25 January 2001@10:35:32.
David Whitehead (added note) on 14 February 2001@05:18:30.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 31 August 2004@07:39:05.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 5 December 2005@08:44:49.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 23 January 2012@07:06:30.


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