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Headword: χάραξ τὴν ἄμπελον
Adler number: eta,672
Translated headword: the stake (deceived) the vine
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to what is under control.
Greek Original:
Ἡ χάραξ τὴν ἄμπελον: ἐπὶ τῶν ὑπὸ χεῖρα.
Note:
See Aristophanes, Wasps 1291; Hesychius eta1000; Appendix Proverbiorum 2.71; and cf. epsilon 1740, chi 97.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; comedy; daily life; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 August 2005@06:54:49.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (added references, set status) on 25 August 2005@22:47:33.
David Whitehead (modified headword and note) on 26 August 2005@04:39:40.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references and keyword) on 6 July 2007@01:20:14.
David Whitehead on 21 December 2012@07:17:40.
David Whitehead on 23 April 2016@10:25:10.

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