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Headword: Βαβαὶ Μύξος
Adler number: beta,6
Translated headword: hey Myxos!
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Βαβαὶ Μύξος: ἐπὶ τῶν κομπαζόντων καὶ μεγαλαυχούντων. Μύξος γὰρ ἐγένετο τῆς Ἀρτέμιδος ἱερεὺς, ἀστεῖός τις καὶ μεγάλαυχος.
Note:
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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