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Headword: *me/ga toi a)/ggelos e)sqlo/s
Adler number: mu,392
Translated headword: a good messenger [is] a great thing
Vetting Status: high
[Said proverbially] in reference to those announcing good news.
Greek Original:
*me/ga toi a)/ggelos e)sqlo/s: e)pi\ tw=n a)gaqa\ e)paggello/ntwn.
Likewise in Appendix Proverbiorum 3.81.
For a less banal proverb about messengers see alpha 3729.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 June 2007@05:57:43.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Corrected typo; set status) on 30 June 2007@20:29:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 1 July 2007@04:29:02.
David Whitehead on 14 May 2013@03:31:28.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2016@10:11:00.


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