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Headword: Θριαί
Adler number: theta,490
Translated headword: thriai
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the pebbles used by seers.[1]
"Many thria-throwers, but few prophetic men".[2]
Greek Original:
Θριαί: αἱ μαντικαὶ ψῆφοι. πολλοὶ θριοβόλοι, παῦροι δέ τε μάντιες ἄνδρες.
Notes:
[1] cf. theta 501.
[2] See under pi 1932.
Keywords: daily life; imagery; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@10:30:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 August 2003@01:13:56.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 August 2003@04:48:32.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2013@07:56:50.

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