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Headword: *dia\ ga\r maxairw=n kai\ puro\s r(i/ptein dei=
Adler number: delta,514
Translated headword: for it is necessary to throw (oneself) through knives and fire
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to people who take risks and do reckless things.
Greek Original:
*dia\ ga\r maxairw=n kai\ puro\s r(i/ptein dei=: e)pi\ tw=n paraballome/nwn kai\ r(iyoki/nduna poiou/ntwn.
Zenobius 3.19, etc.; virtually repeated at delta 648.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 16 October 2004@14:30:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied note and another keyword) on 17 October 2004@04:18:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 27 June 2012@06:12:05.


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