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Headword: Μυσῶν λεία
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:
Μυσῶν λεία: παροιμία τίς ἐστι λαβοῦσα τὴν ἀρχὴν ἀπὸ τῶν καταδρομῶν τῶν ἀστυγειτόνων τε καὶ λῃστῶν τῆς Μυσίας, κατὰ τὴν Τηλέφου τοῦ Βασιλέως ἀποδημίαν.
Abbreviated from Harpokration s.v. Μυσῶν λείαν (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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