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Headword: *tou= *dio\s to\ sa/ndalon
Adler number: tau,815
Translated headword: Zeus's sandal
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to [people proffering] something supposed to be big. Eupolis in Golden Age [sc. uses the phrase].[1]
Greek Original:
*tou= *dio\s to\ sa/ndalon: e)pi\ tw=n w(s me/ga dh/ ti: *eu)/polis *xrusw=| ge/nei.
Same entry in Photius; and cf. Apostolius 17.11, with a full version of the gloss. See also Pollux 7.86.
For sandals cf. under iota 770.
[1] Eupolis fr. 295 Kock (312 K.-A.).
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 June 2006@06:13:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 12 June 2006@10:33:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 12 June 2006@10:37:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 15 August 2011@05:03:31.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@08:38:10.


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