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Headword: Παρὼν ἀποδημεῖ
Adler number: pi,717
Translated headword: is abroad while here
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those showing no sense of where they are. Aristophanes [writes]: "your mind is abroad while here".
Greek Original:
Παρὼν ἀποδημεῖ: ἐπὶ τῶν αἴσθησιν ἑαυτοῖς μηδεμίαν παρεχόντων. Ἀριστοφάνης: ὁ νοῦς δέ σου παρὼν ἀποδημεῖ.
Aristophanes, Knights 1119-20 (web address 1) -- see already under epsilon 3636 -- taken up by several of the paroemiographers.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 April 2003@08:47:42.
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Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 5 May 2004@00:44:08.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 5 May 2004@04:12:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 2 September 2011@05:52:06.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 10 September 2011@21:35:32.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2013@06:32:08.


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