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Headword: *)/adwn th\n spiqamh\n tou= bi/ou pro\s a)/nhqon
Adler number: alpha,518
Translated headword: singing of the span of life to a dill-plant
Vetting Status: high
In reference to parsimonious and mean-spirited men.
Greek Original:
*)/adwn th\n spiqamh\n tou= bi/ou pro\s a)/nhqon: e)pi\ tw=n gli/sxrwn kai\ mikroyu/xwn.
The phrase 'span of life' appears as, seemingly, proverbial in its own right in some of the paroemiographers (with a gloss like the one at sigma 942), but as a whole this proverb-like headword has no parallel.
Keywords: botany; daily life; ethics; meter and music; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 March 2001@15:11:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword, translation, keywords) on 21 March 2001@03:13:48.
David Whitehead (note; more keywords) on 25 May 2008@09:21:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 24 June 2011@07:49:18.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2012@08:09:15.


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