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Headword: *(ermai=o/n
Adler number: epsilon,3032
Translated headword: Hermes-gift, godsend
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Every decent [sc. man] is a [Hermes-gift] of [= to] those of bad character, and the revenue for the wicked comes from the other part."[1]
Greek Original:
*(ermai=o/n e)sti tw=n kakoh/qwn a(/pas e)pieikh/s, kai\ h( pro/sodos toi=s ponhroi=s e)k th=s e(te/ras meri/dos paragi/netai.
Notes:
For this headword see already epsilon 3030 and epsilon 3031. The present entry is not in ms F, and ms G lacks the gloss.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as one from Synesius, Letter 131 (p.226.7-9 Garzya). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XCVI.
Keywords: daily life; economics; ethics; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 December 2007@22:30:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented note; modified keywords) on 24 December 2007@05:32:28.
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes; more keywords) on 12 October 2011@06:11:01.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2012@08:10:35.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 November 2012@23:04:33.

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