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Headword: *ti/s tro/pos i(/ppwn
Adler number: tau,672
Translated headword: what manner of horses?
Vetting Status: high
A proverb applied to strange things. Metagenes in Thourio-Persians [writes]: "what manner of horses? These men are dancing in a barbarian manner."[1]
Greek Original:
*ti/s tro/pos i(/ppwn: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n a)lloko/twn. *metage/nhs *qouriope/rsais: ti/s tro/pos i(/ppwn; w(s d' o)rxou=ntai to\n barbariko\n tro/pon ou(=toi.
Same entry in Photius.
[1] Metagenes [mu 688] fr. 7 Kock (and K.-A.).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; meter and music; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 April 2003@04:48:36.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 October 2004@23:58:23.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 10 August 2006@03:46:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 14 August 2011@08:31:41.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2014@09:50:02.


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