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Headword: *ta\ prw=ta *)/arhs ei)s tou\s pai=das e)ph|nei=to
Adler number: tau,108
Translated headword: at first Ares was praised in respect of the youths
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverb] in reference to those who are orderly at the outset but later behave shamefully.
Greek Original:
*ta\ prw=ta *)/arhs ei)s tou\s pai=das e)ph|nei=to: e)pi\ tw=n e)n a)rxh=| kosmi/wn, meta\ de\ tau=ta a)selgaino/ntwn.
This gloss is also in some of the paroemiographers, e.g. Diogenianus 8.38 -- though there it belongs with Suda's tau 109, q.v.
Probably, as has been suggested, 108 is a textual corruption (here only) of 109.
Keywords: daily life; military affairs; mythology; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2002@05:54:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 September 2004@00:11:45.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 22 September 2004@04:09:20.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded note) on 12 August 2011@05:16:26.


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