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Headword: *musw=n lei/a
Adler number: mu,1478
Translated headword: Mysians' booty
Vetting Status: high
A particular proverb taking its origin from the attacks of both neighbours and raiders on Mysia, during the absence of king Telephos.
Greek Original:
*musw=n lei/a: paroimi/a ti/s e)sti labou=sa th\n a)rxh\n a)po\ tw=n katadromw=n tw=n a)stugeito/nwn te kai\ lh|stw=n th=s *musi/as, kata\ th\n *thle/fou tou= *basile/ws a)podhmi/an.
Abbreviated from Harpokration s.v. *musw=n lei/an (via Photius mu632 Theodoridis), commenting on Demosthenes 18.72 (and citing Demon, Strattis and Simonides).
See also mu 1479, with the notes there.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; poetry; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 October 2003@06:13:06.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (upped status) on 29 October 2003@15:37:40.
David Whitehead (modified headword) on 30 October 2003@03:11:41.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2013@04:34:51.


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