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Headword: *)amai/a
Adler number: alpha,1541
Translated headword: Amaia
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Another name for] Demeter, whereas Azesia [is another name for] Kore. And [there is] a proverb: "Amaia looked for Azesia"; in reference to those making long searches.
Greek Original:
*)amai/a: h( *dhmh/thr, *)azhsi/a de\ h( *ko/rh. kai\ paroimi/a: *(h *)amai/a th\n *)azhsi/an meth=lqen: e)pi\ tw=n poluxroni/ois zhth/sesi xrwme/nwn.
Zenobius 4.20. See already alpha 597 and the note there.
Keywords: daily life; definition; mythology; proverbs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 27 July 2000@10:21:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 February 2001@10:38:25.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; restorative and other cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@03:37:00.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 13 February 2012@07:26:50.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@03:49:32.


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