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Headword: Ἑστίᾳ θύομεν
Adler number: epsilon,3214
Translated headword: we are sacrificing to Hestia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things which are not carried away from the sacrifice.
Greek Original:
Ἑστίᾳ θύομεν: ἐφ' ὧν οὐκ ἀποφέρονται ἀπὸ τῆς θυσίας.
Notes:
Similar entries in Hesychius and Photius.
Also (with alternative spelling of Hestia) under iota 689, where it is reported that people take nothing away from a sacrifice to Hestia.
For another proverb involving Hestia see alpha 4590; and generally W. Burkert, Greek Religion (1985) 170.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 April 2006@03:58:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 26 April 2006@10:55:07.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 27 April 2006@03:04:31.
David Whitehead on 1 November 2012@05:31:11.

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