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Headword: *qa=tton h)\ *bou/ths
Adler number: theta,64
Translated headword: quicker than Boutes
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things happening easily. For of this man only the helmet and the eye appeared; the rest was hidden by the mountain.
Greek Original:
*qa=tton h)\ *bou/ths: e)pi\ tw=n r(a|di/ws ginome/nwn. tou/tou ga\r mo/non e)fai/neto to\ kra/nos kai\ o( o)fqalmo/s: ta\ de\ loipa\ u(po\ tou= o)/rous e)kru/pteto.
Zenobius 4.28 explains more fully: B. was one of the warriors depicted 'in the [Painted] stoa' in Athens (pi 1469).
Keywords: art history; daily life; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@09:36:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 7 August 2003@00:53:56.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 7 August 2003@03:26:27.
David Whitehead on 28 December 2012@08:09:36.


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