Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for kappa,389 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *kariko\n qu=ma
Adler number: kappa,389
Translated headword: Carian sacrifice, Karian sacrifice
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who are sacrificing lean or inedible [sc. animal] limbs. For the Carians sacrifice a dog.[1]
Eunapius [writes this?].[2]
Greek Original:
*kariko\n qu=ma: e)pi\ tw=n a)/sarka h)\ a)/brwta me/lh quo/ntwn. oi( ga\r *ka=res ku/na qu/ousin. *eu)na/pios.
For other proverbial phrases involving Carians see kappa 388 (and generally kappa 385, kappa 390). The connotation of the present one is that the sacrifice is meager or even worthless; cf. LSJ s.v. *kariko/s.
[1] cf. Diogenianus 2.98.
[2] This addendum occurs only in some of the manuscripts, and Adler's note expresses agreement with the view of Kuster that it has been mis-transferred from kappa 391 (concerning Eunapius fr.4 FHG (4.14)).
Keywords: daily life; economics; ethics; food; geography; historiography; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 17 October 2007@02:18:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 October 2007@03:33:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaking) on 28 January 2013@04:27:48.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search