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Headword: Ἐπιφθασάμενον
Adler number: epsilon,2748
Translated headword: one who sees first
Vetting Status: high
They say that the nanny-goat which nursed Zeus was placed among the stars. They also say that the one who sees her rise first gains whatever he prays for.
Greek Original:
Ἐπιφθασάμενον: λέγουσι τὴν αἶγα τὴν Διὸς τροφὸν κατηστερίσθαι. καί φασι τὸν ἐπιφθασάμενον ἐπιτέλλουσαν αὐτὴν ἐπιτυγχάνειν ὅσα ἂν εὔξηται.
From alphaiota 237; repeated at phi 479.
Keywords: daily life; mythology; religion; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 5 April 2003@07:54:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note and keyword) on 6 April 2003@00:01:23.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 9 April 2003@03:49:24.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2012@07:16:58.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added a keyword) on 11 November 2017@01:20:38.


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