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Headword: Akarpoteros Adônidos kêpou
Adler number: alpha,807
Translated headword: more barren than a garden of Adonis
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those unable to give birth to anything productive. Things grown in pots are described [in these terms].
Greek Original:
Akarpoteros Adônidos kêpou: epi tôn mêden gennaion tekein dunamenôn. legontai de ta eis ta ostraka phuteuomena.
Zenobius 1.49, etc. For the gardens of Adonis see already alpha 517. (For 'more barren than...' cf. alpha 806.)
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; imagery; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 November 2000@22:12:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keyword) on 7 November 2000@06:03:18.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2000@06:04:36.
David Whitehead on 14 February 2001@05:22:45.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 11 July 2003@09:11:08.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 23 January 2012@07:09:03.


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