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Headword: Μετὰ μουσῶν
Adler number: mu,711
Translated headword: among muses, with muses
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase used] in reference to someone who has had an education; or in common usage to an uneducated man associating with the educated. It should be read as a response.
Greek Original:
Μετὰ μουσῶν: ἐπὶ τοῦ πεπαιδευμένου: ἢ κοινῇ ἐπὶ τοῦ συνόντος ἀπαιδεύτου τοῖς πεπαιδευμένοις. καθ' ὑπόκρισιν δὲ ἀναγνωστέον.
Note:
See the paroemiographers (e.g. Diogenianus 6.50, Apostolius 11.28) -- where however word-division sometimes produces almost the opposite phrase: not μετὰ μουσῶν but μετ' ἀμούσων ; cf. epsilon 1112.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; mythology; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: Max Eager on 3 August 2009@13:45:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified tr; supplied notes and more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 August 2009@03:42:15.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2013@07:40:07.

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