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Headword: Εἰς μελίττας ἐκώμασας
Adler number: epsiloniota,293
Translated headword: you started a party involving bees
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those who unexpectedly find themselves in a lot of trouble.
Greek Original:
Εἰς μελίττας ἐκώμασας: παροιμία ἐπὶ τῶν παρὰ δόξαν κακουμένων ἀθρόως.
Hesychius epsilon1164; Zenobius 3.53; etc.
Keywords: daily life; food; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 April 2003@06:55:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 31 July 2003@02:04:35.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 31 July 2003@03:08:54.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2012@09:52:38.


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