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Headword: *memagme/nh ma=za
Adler number: mu,548
Translated headword: kneaded barley-cake
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to good things close at hand.
Greek Original:
*memagme/nh ma=za: e)pi\ tw=n e(toi/mwn a)gaqw=n.
From the celebrated Archilochus fr.2 (e)n dori\ me/n moi ma=za memagme/nh, e)n dori\ d' oi)=nos *ismariko/s; cf. iota 645); taken up by the paroemiographers.
See also mu 549 (and generally mu 34, mu 35).
Keywords: daily life; ethics; food; imagery; military affairs; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 July 2006@07:11:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 14 July 2006@13:24:52.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 16 July 2006@04:35:35.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2013@07:02:56.


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