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Headword: Χρόνος γὰρ εὐμαρὴς θεός
Adler number: chi,534
Translated headword: for time (is) a kindly god
Vetting Status: high
That is, time passes by in a kindly way. Or thus: time is indifferent to pursuing the unjust.
Greek Original:
Χρόνος γὰρ εὐμαρὴς θεός: τουτέστιν ὁ χρόνος εὐμαρῶς παρέρχεται. ἢ οὕτως: εὐχερής ἐστιν ὁ χρόνος ὥστε μετελθεῖν τοὺς ἀδίκους.
Sophocles, Electra 179, with interpretations from the scholia there.
cf. mu 897.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 10 June 2000@11:56:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 15 July 2002@10:44:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 20 April 2010@06:27:45.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@09:17:30.


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