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Headword: *(upe\r ta\ e)skamme/na phda=n
Adler number: upsilon,364
Translated headword: to jump beyond the pits
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those doing something to excess. [Said] because Phayllos jumped beyond the fifty feet [mark] and injured his leg.
Greek Original:
*(upe\r ta\ e)skamme/na phda=n: e)pi\ tw=n kaq' u(perbolh/n ti pratto/ntwn. dio/ti o( *fa/u+llos u(pe\r tou\s penth/konta po/das phdh/sas e)phrw/qh to\ ske/los.
For the proverb see also upsilon 363, and generally phi 144.
Keywords: athletics; biography; daily life; imagery; medicine; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 December 2002@07:53:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 5 August 2003@18:40:55.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 August 2003@02:56:52.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 April 2011@04:04:36.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@09:01:35.
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