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Headword: *)=w *(hra/kleis, ti/ mai/nh|
Adler number: omega,37
Translated headword: o Heracles why are you mad?
Vetting Status: high
They say that this was said by the Argonauts, when they were calling on Heracles who had been left behind by them in accordance with a wish of Hera.
Greek Original:
*)=w *(hra/kleis, ti/ mai/nh|: tou=to lexqh=nai u(po\ tw=n *)argonautw=n fasin, a)nakalou/ntwn to\n *(hrakle/a a)poleifqe/nta au)tw=n kata\ bou/lhsin th=s *(/hras.
Adler tentatively ascribed this entry to the "Proverbia" (see the introduction to Adler's edition, vol. I, p. XIX, for a brief explanation of their sources); and in fact it occurs in one of the late paroemiographic collections -- Arsenius, Apophthegms 18.57f -- with the gloss 'in reference to those who are angry.'
Keywords: daily life; epic; ethics; medicine; mythology; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Christopher Star on 27 May 2000@21:06:47.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 May 2001@06:32:33.
David Whitehead (augmented note; more keywords) on 8 August 2011@06:57:53.
Catharine Roth (coding, deleted link) on 20 October 2013@23:22:52.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@10:56:07.


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