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Headword: *po/non spei/rein
Adler number: pi,2044
Translated headword: to sow toil
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those toiling in vain.
Greek Original:
*po/non spei/rein: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n ma/thn ponou/ntwn.
cf. Diogenianus 7.67. But Gaisford reports Richard Porson's conjecture po/nton "sea" for po/non "toil" in the Addenda to his edition (1834); and other paroemiographers have qa/lattan or ei)s u(/dwr.
cf. epsiloniota 313, epsiloniota 326.
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; ethics; geography; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2002@06:38:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 August 2004@16:49:24.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 2 August 2004@03:21:04.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 6 June 2008@15:20:36.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded note) on 13 April 2010@08:51:41.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2011@07:16:27.
David Whitehead on 10 October 2013@04:11:36.


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