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Headword: *)arbe/lai
Adler number: alpha,3754
Translated headword: Arbelai, Arbele
Vetting Status: high
Arbele [is] a small Sicilian city.[1] Those who live there seemed to be easily deceived. And [hence] a proverb: "What will you not become when you go to Arbelai?"[2]
Greek Original:
*)arbe/lai: po/lisma *sikeliko\n h( *)arbe/lh. oi( de\ e)noikou=ntes e)kei=se e)do/koun eu)ecapa/thtoi ei)=nai. kai\ paroimi/a: ti\ ou) genh/sh| i)w\n e)s *)arbe/las;
Adler's 'Arbalai', rather than Arbelai, as the headword is a slip, corrected in her addenda and corrigenda.
[1] Confirmed by Stephanus of Byzantium s.v., citing the Sicilian historian Philistus (FGrH 556 F29).
[2] Cf. tau 646 and tau 674.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 July 2001@18:10:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 9 July 2001@03:14:01.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 23 August 2002@08:22:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 2 August 2011@08:06:23.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and primary note) on 24 January 2014@07:05:39.


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