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Headword: *ba/kxuris
Adler number: beta,60
Translated headword: Bakchuris, Bocchuris, Bokchyris
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial epithet] in reference to the most just men. For such a one was he, the king of Egypt.
Greek Original:
*ba/kxuris: e)pi\ tw=n dikaiota/twn. toiou=tos ga\r ou(=tos, basileu\s *ai)gu/ptou.
The name is spelled Bakchuris here and in ps.-Zonaras, but Bo- elsewhere, e.g. Diodorus Siculus 1.94-95. For it as proverbial, in any event, see Zenobius 2.20 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; daily life; ethics; geography; law; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 April 2002@11:55:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 April 2002@08:22:17.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; tweaking) on 18 May 2012@08:38:52.
David Whitehead on 15 September 2015@04:11:58.


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