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Headword: Ἐπὶ τοῦ Μανδραβούλου
Adler number: epsilon,2716
Translated headword: at Mandraboulos' place
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to to adverse progress. For when Mandraboulos found a treasure he dedicated to Hera a golden sheep on the first occasion, a silver one on the 2nd, and a bronze one on the 3rd.
Greek Original:
Ἐπὶ τοῦ Μανδραβούλου: ἐπὶ τοῦ κατὰ τὸ χεῖρον προκόπτοντος. ὁ γὰρ Μανδράβουλος θησαυρὸν εὑρὼν τῷ πρώτῳ χρόνῳ πρόβατον χρυσοῦν ἀνέθηκε τῇ Ἥρᾳ, τῷ δὲ β# ἀργυροῦν καὶ τῷ γ# χαλκοῦν.
See already under epsilon 2659. (The name here is slightly different.)
Keywords: aetiology; biography; daily life; economics; proverbs; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@05:11:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 5 July 2003@17:44:15.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2012@05:17:27.
David Whitehead on 2 February 2016@06:47:43.


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