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Headword: παροιμία
Adler number: eta,271
Translated headword: the ten-company of Lykos, the ten-company of Lycus
Vetting Status: high
A proverb. Lykos at Athens [was] a hero, in the shape of a wild animal, [whose temple stood] by the jurycourt. 'Company of ten' [signifies] being bribed in tens, to which the proverb [refers]. And the first jurors were named after the wolf-shaped hero.
Greek Original:
Ἡ λύκου δεκάς: παροιμία. Λύκος Ἀθήνησι πρὸς τῷ δικαστηρίῳ ἥρως, μορφὴν ἔχων θηρίου. δεκὰς δὲ τὸ δεκάζεσθαι, πρὸς ὃ ἡ παροιμία. καὶ οἱ πρῶτοι δικασταὶ πρὸς τῷ λυκοειδεῖ ἥρωϊ ἐκλήθησαν.
Same entry in sol/finder/showlinks.cgi?kws=Photius">Photius, Lexicon eta133 Theodoridis; and cf. sol/finder/showlinks.cgi?kws=Apostolius">Apostolius 8.49.
cf. sol/sol-cgi-bin/search.cgi?login=guest&enlogin=guest&db=REAL&field=adlerhw_gr&searchstr=delta,174">delta 174, sol/sol-cgi-bin/search.cgi?login=guest&enlogin=guest&db=REAL&field=adlerhw_gr&searchstr=lambda,820">lambda 820.
[NB: the SOL headword, incorrectly, is 'a proverb']
Keywords: aetiology; architecture; daily life; economics; epic; geography; history; law; mythology; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 August 2005@03:23:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 August 2005@21:23:18.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; added a keyword) on 3 August 2005@02:12:48.
David Whitehead on 16 December 2012@05:58:57.
David Whitehead on 23 April 2013@09:59:09.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2016@10:56:34.


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