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Headword: *)/allos ou(=tos *(hraklh=s
Adler number: alpha,1338
Translated headword: this man is another Herakles
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A saying] in reference to those accomplishing something by force.[1]
Something proverbial[2] said first about Theseus[3] or about the Herakles [who was one] of the Idaean Dactyls[4] or about the son of Alcmene[5] because of the older [sc. ones of this name].
Greek Original:
*)/allos ou(=tos *(hraklh=s: e)pi\ tw=n bi/a| ti pratto/ntwn. paroimiw=des e)pi\ *qhsei= lexqe\n to\ prw=ton h)\ tw=| tw=n *)idai/wn *daktu/lwn *(hraklei= h)\ tw=| *)alkmh/nhs dia\ tou\s palaiote/rous.
[1] Likewise or similarly in the late paroemiographers.
[2] What now follows = Photius, Lexicon alpha1011 Theodoridis.
[3] theta 364.
[4] See generally iota 92 (and OCD(4) p.724).
[5] "The" Heracles/Hercules. (For Alcmene see alpha 1294.)
Keywords: chronology; daily life; mythology; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 31 May 2000@13:35:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 28 June 2002@05:19:29.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 8 February 2012@08:58:18.
David Whitehead on 20 August 2013@07:27:46.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@04:50:35.
David Whitehead on 12 June 2015@08:58:08.


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