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Headword: Γῇ θάλατταν συναναμίγνυσιν
Adler number: gamma,230
Translated headword: they mix up the sea with the earth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The proverb [is used] in reference to those who are excessively angered.
Greek Original:
Γῇ θάλατταν συναναμίγνυσιν: ἐπὶ τῶν σφόδρα ὀργιζομένων ἡ παροιμία.
Note:
Comica Adespota fr. 569 Kock (but not in K.-A.); Appendix Proverbiorum 1.74.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 July 2002@16:32:45.
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David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 July 2002@03:02:59.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 20 August 2009@09:20:55.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 June 2012@04:58:39.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@06:29:51.
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