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Headword: Λοκρῷ ξυνθήματα
Adler number: lambda,668
Translated headword: agreements with a Lokrian; agreements with a Locrian
Vetting Status: high
A proverb. It is applied to those being deceived.
Greek Original:
Λοκρῷ ξυνθήματα: παροιμία. τάσσεται ἐπὶ τῶν παρακρουομένων.
Likewise in Photius lambda393 Theodoridis (where however the headword phrase is given as Λοκρῶν ξυνθήματα "Lokrians' agreements").
Hesychius lambda1254 and Zenobius 4.97 give the supposed aetiology: the Lokrians (cf. lambda 667) renege on an agreement with the Heraclidae.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; mythology; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 December 2002@04:48:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 November 2003@16:33:17.
David Whitehead (typo) on 23 November 2003@04:41:43.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@03:26:48.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@03:28:46.


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