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Headword: Σελίνου στέφανος
Adler number: sigma,212
Translated headword: a crown of celery
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
One of mourning; for celery is appropriate to grief; so says Douris in his [treatise] On Contests.[1]
Greek Original:
Σελίνου στέφανος: πένθιμος: τὸ γὰρ σέλινον πένθεσι προσήκει: ὡς ἔφη καὶ Δοῦρις ἐν τῷ Περὶ ἀγώνων.
Notes:
cf. Apostolius 15.37, and generally sigma 207, sigma 211 (and tau 832).
[1] D(o)uris of Samos, FGrH 76 F33.
Keywords: athletics; botany; daily life; ethics; historiography; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 October 2001@05:48:56.
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Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 2 December 2004@18:48:13.
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