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Headword: *)/onos e)n meli/ttais
Adler number: omicron,388
Translated headword: a donkey among bees
Vetting Status: high
Crates in Tolmai [uses the phrase].[1] Also [attested is] 'a donkey in perfume', a proverb.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/onos e)n meli/ttais: *kra/ths *to/lmais. kai/, o)/nos e)n mu/rw|, paroimi/a.
Same entry in Photius (omicron354 Theodoridis, with other references there).
[1] Crates fr. 36 Kock (38 K.-A.); "of one who has got into a scrape" (LSJ).
[2] cf. "a clown at a feast" (LSJ); or a pig in clover.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 July 2006@07:04:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 July 2006@15:56:26.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 23 July 2006@05:12:25.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@04:57:27.


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