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Headword: *di\s kra/mbh qa/natos
Adler number: delta,1272
Translated headword: twice-cooked cabbage (is) death
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
*di\s kra/mbh qa/natos.
A Greek proverb probably better-known to modern readers in its Latin form, crambe repetita (Juvenal 7.154: text at web address 1). See generally Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.2034.
For kra/mbh see kappa 2318, and generally the dossier of material in Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 9.369E-370F (9.9-10 Kaibel).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; daily life; food; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2002@07:19:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 28 November 2002@00:17:29.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 15 October 2003@06:54:01.
David Whitehead on 15 July 2012@05:55:43.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2012@07:14:09.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2015@11:10:59.


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