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Headword: *)all' a)nte/pese th\n e)p' a)/gkuran qeo/s
Adler number: alpha,1066
Translated headword: but the weather fell contrary to the anchor
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A saying] in reference to occurrences which confound hope. Inasmuch as sailors, thinking to drop anchor and moor, often sailed back again.
Greek Original:
*)all' a)nte/pese th\n e)p' a)/gkuran qeo/s: e)pi\ tw=n par' e)lpi/da genome/nwn. paro/son oi( nau=tai polla/kis h(gou/menoi a)/gkuran ba/llein h)\ prosormiei=sqai ei)s tou)pi/sw e)/pleusan.
Evidently proverbial, though not in the paroemiographers.
For "god" in the sense of weather see LSJ s.v. qeo/s I.A.1.d.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2000@11:22:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 26 January 2001@08:57:56.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 10 June 2002@07:11:52.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 2 February 2012@08:38:04.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 April 2012@23:13:30.


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