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Headword: *)ek *massali/as h(/keis
Adler number: epsilon,499
Translated headword: you are coming out of Massalia
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to effeminate and luxury-loving people, inasmuch as the men of Massalia are said to wear effeminate, perfumed clothing and tie their hair up, and are a disgrace because of this softness.
Greek Original:
*)ek *massali/as h(/keis: e)pi\ tw=n qhludriw=n kai\ teqrumme/nwn, paro/son e)kei/nous fasi\ qhlu/teron stoli/zesqai memurisme/nous kai\ ta\s tri/xas a)nadoume/nous, kai\ dia\ tau/thn th\n malaki/an a)sxhmonei=n.
For a variant on this see epsilon 3161. (The present entry's version occurs only here.)
For Massalia, present-day Marseilles, see mu 242.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@06:24:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 27 June 2003@00:40:34.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 13 December 2005@06:48:33.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2012@09:08:38.
David Whitehead on 27 August 2015@02:59:07.


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