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Headword: *to\ a)rni/on soi lela/lhken
Adler number: tau,723
Translated headword: the little lamb has spoken to you
Vetting Status: high
In Egypt, so they say, it spoke with a human voice; it was found to have on its head a royal snake[1] with wings above its head, 4 cubits in length,[2] and it spoke to someone about the future.
Greek Original:
*to\ a)rni/on soi lela/lhken: e)n *ai)gu/ptw|, w(/s fasin, a)nqrwpei/a| fwnh=| e)la/lhsen: eu(re/qh de\ e)/xon e)n th=| kefalh=| basi/leion dra/konta u(pe\r th=s kefalh=s au)tou= pterwto/n, e)/xonta mh=kos ph/xewn d#, kai/ tini lela/lhke ta\ me/llonta.
Diogenianus 8.30, Apostolius 17.1.
[1] cf. generally tau 724, a 'royal calf'.
[2] Approx. six feet.
Keywords: daily life; geography; imagery; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 April 2003@03:42:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 28 April 2003@20:52:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 1 May 2011@08:19:58.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@05:56:30.


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