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Headword: *)/onos a)/gwn musth/ria
Adler number: omicron,383
Translated headword: a donkey celebrating the Mysteries
Vetting Status: high
[Sc. a proverbial phrase] in reference to those doing something undeservedly.
For at that time as they were carrying the necessary items they were somewhat chafed. Demon says that [the proverb] was used in reference to the mill, because at that time they garland it.[1]
Greek Original:
*)/onos a)/gwn musth/ria: e)pi\ tw=n par' a)ci/an ti pratto/ntwn. to/te ga\r qli/bontai ma=llon ta\ pro\s th\n xrei/an a)go/mena basta/zontes. *dh/mwn e)pi\ tou= mu/lou gene/sqai fhsi/n, o(/ti stefanou=sin au)to\n to/te.
See already omicron 383.
[1] Demon (one of the later Atthidographers: fl. 300 BCE) FGrH 327 F12. Similar entry in Photius (omicron352 Theodoridis, with other references).
Keywords: botany; daily life; ethics; geography; historiography; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 July 2006@06:30:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 July 2006@14:41:55.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded n.2) on 23 July 2006@05:11:30.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@04:43:21.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@04:48:18.


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