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Headword: Echinos
Adler number: epsilon,4010
Translated headword: sea-urchin
Vetting Status: high
"What sort of Nereus gives his foresighted girls to the tossing of the sea-urchins in the deep, in such a way that they flee from the effects of the storm before the storm?"[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a proverb: "before two urchins could come together in friendship, one from the sea, the other from dry-land"; in reference to dissimilar [things].[2]
Greek Original:
Echinos. poios de Nêreus tôn echinôn tois salois probleptikas didôsin en buthôi koras, hopôs phugôsi pro zalês ta tês zalês. kai paroimia: prin ke duo echinoi es philian elthoien, ho men ek pelagous, ho de ek chersou: epi tôn anomoiôn.
For this headword in other senses, zoological and other, cf. epsilon 4009, epsilon 4011, epsilon 4012, epsilon 4013.
[1] George of Pisidia, Hexameron 1161-3. For Nereus and the Nereids cf. nu 328, nu 329, nu 330, nu 333.
[2] cf. Diogenianus 7.61.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery; mythology; poetry; proverbs; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 11 February 2008@21:24:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 February 2008@06:43:07.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@05:08:22.
David Whitehead (coding) on 22 March 2016@10:07:48.


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