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Headword: *qessalo\n so/fisma
Adler number: theta,259
Translated headword: Thessalian trick
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those in battle-lines who do not fight fair, but behave badly.
Greek Original:
*qessalo\n so/fisma: e)pi\ tw=n mh\ eu)qumaxou/ntwn e)n tai=s parata/cesin, a)lla\ kakourgou/ntwn.
See already theta 182, and again theta 291.
Compare generally theta 260.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; military affairs; proverbs; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 August 2001@03:35:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 13 August 2003@00:51:44.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keyword) on 13 August 2003@03:22:42.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2013@08:50:09.


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