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Headword: Οὐδ' ἀπὸ γῆς ὤνυσεν
Adler number: omicron,778
Translated headword: it did not even rain from cornices
Vetting Status: high
In reference to the smallest degree.
Greek Original:
Οὐδ' ἀπὸ γῆς ὤνυσεν: ἐπὶ τοῦ ἐλαχίστου.
The headword is a proverbial phrase textually corrupted, here and in Apostolius 13.14, into something untranslatable: οὐδ' ἀπὸ γῆς ὤνυσεν . See rather Photius, Lexicon omicron605 Theodoridis, whose version from Pausanias the Atticist -- οὐδ' ἀπὸ γείσων ὕσεν -- is translated here.
Keywords: architecture; daily life; definition; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 May 2010@05:00:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 May 2010@22:20:20.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 29 May 2010@06:56:25.
David Whitehead (reworked note) on 31 July 2013@03:50:25.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2016@05:10:34.


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