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Headword: *kat' ai)=gas a)gri/as
Adler number: kappa,888
Translated headword: towards wild goats
Vetting Status: high
A proverb uttered in reference to a curse. "To turn the evils towards wild goats."
Greek Original:
*kat' ai)=gas a)gri/as: paroimi/a legome/nh e)pi\ kata/ras. kat' ai)=gas a)gri/as tre/pein ta\ kaka/.
cf. Hesychius kappa1123, who speaks more exactly of doing this with disease, especially 'the sacred' (i.e. epilepsy). Latte ad loc. connects this with Callimachus, Aetia fr. 75.
Proverbial in Apostolius 9.61 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; definition; medicine; poetry; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 December 2007@07:35:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 6 December 2007@11:04:15.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 7 December 2007@03:21:42.
David Whitehead on 6 February 2013@07:53:10.


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