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Headword: *pro/blhma
Adler number: pi,2340
Translated headword: problem, proverbial saying, riddle
Vetting Status: high
[A problem is] a theorem which leads toward theory and knowledge.[1]
"I will utter proverbial sayings [sc. that have existed] from the beginning."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/blhma: qew/rhma suntei=non pro\s qewri/an kai\ gnw=sin. fqe/gcomai problh/mata a)p' a)rxh=s.
See also pi 2341, pi 2342.
[1] George the Monk, Chronicon 150.22-23; cf. Aristotle, Topics 104b19-20, and theta 213.
[2] Psalms 77:2 LXX.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; historiography; philosophy; proverbs; religion
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 26 June 2004@14:02:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 27 June 2004@00:39:30.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 27 June 2004@05:54:39.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 November 2011@08:01:29.
David Whitehead on 14 October 2013@07:05:46.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 November 2014@10:25:55.
David Whitehead (coding) on 24 May 2016@06:10:30.
Catharine Roth (tweaked cross-reference) on 5 November 2021@00:59:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 6 November 2021@00:40:02.


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