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Headword: *babai\ *mu/cos
Adler number: beta,6
Translated headword: hey Myxos!
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who are boasting and bragging. For Myxos was a priest of Artemis, witty, and a braggart.
Greek Original:
*babai\ *mu/cos: e)pi\ tw=n kompazo/ntwn kai\ megalauxou/ntwn. *mu/cos ga\r e)ge/neto th=s *)arte/midos i(ereu\s, a)stei=o/s tis kai\ mega/lauxos.
cf. Diogenianus 3.65; Apostolius 4.79. The entry is repeated at mu 1419. For babai see already beta 5. The Myxos in question is otherwise unknown.
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 6 September 1998@18:45:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 30 May 2001@09:45:02.
William Hutton (tweaked translation, augmented note, added keywords, cosmetics, set status) on 14 February 2008@05:56:51.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 14 February 2008@08:12:08.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 May 2012@03:52:23.


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