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Headword: Θεῶν ἀγορά
Adler number: theta,210
Translated headword: gods' assembly
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to men daring to say something [?]amongst those in authority.
Greek Original:
Θεῶν ἀγορά: ἐπὶ τῶν τολμώντων τι λέγειν ἐν τοῖς ὑπερέχουσιν.
Notes:
Same entry in Photius (Lexicon theta154 Theodoridis) and some of the paroemiographers (e.g. Apostolius 8.89); see generally Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1739.
cf. kappa 1163.
[1] The sense of the final phrase here is not self-evident, and could mean, instead, 'in the [sc. category of] excessive things'.
Keywords: daily life; politics; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 February 2008@11:21:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 February 2008@00:47:21.
David Whitehead (another note) on 11 February 2008@03:14:02.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2012@05:23:09.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2013@06:04:20.
David Whitehead on 27 April 2016@11:17:43.

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