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Headword: *)ant' eu)ergesi/hs *)agame/mnona ti=san *)axaioi/
Adler number: alpha,2637
Translated headword: the Achaeans punished Agamemnon for benefaction
Vetting Status: high
The proverb [is used] against those abusing benefactors, or indeed outraging [them].
Greek Original:
*)ant' eu)ergesi/hs *)agame/mnona ti=san *)axaioi/: h( paroimi/a kata\ tw=n tou\s eu)erge/tas prophlakizo/ntwn h)/goun u(brizo/ntwn.
Zenobius 2.11 and other paroemiographers; a line of hexameter verse.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; meter and music; mythology; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2001@10:45:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 May 2001@11:10:23.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 18 March 2012@06:50:42.


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