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Headword: *diekpath=sai
Adler number: delta,908
Translated headword: to go off track
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to leave the beaten track. They say that for a time Epimenides went off track and busied himself with vegetable-gardening.
Greek Original:
*diekpath=sai: tou= pa/tou parecelqei=n. le/gousin *)epimeni/dhn xro/non e(/na diekpath=sai a)sxolou/menon peri\ r(izotomi/an.
From Diogenes Laertius 1.112 (which has the singly compound e)kpath=sai). For Epimenides see generally epsilon 2471.
Keywords: biography; botany; daily life; definition; food; imagery; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 May 2003@06:20:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 27 May 2003@01:45:40.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 8 July 2012@06:49:08.
David Whitehead on 2 November 2015@03:30:26.


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