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Headword: Θᾶττον Βούτης
Adler number: theta,64
Translated headword: quicker than Boutes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things happening easily. For of this man only the helmet and the eye appeared; the rest was hidden by the mountain.
Greek Original:
Θᾶττον ἢ Βούτης: ἐπὶ τῶν ῥᾳδίως γινομένων. τούτου γὰρ μόνον ἐφαίνετο τὸ κράνος καὶ ὁ ὀφθαλμός: τὰ δὲ λοιπὰ ὑπὸ τοῦ ὄρους ἐκρύπτετο.
Note:
Zenobius 4.28 explains more fully: B. was one of the warriors depicted 'in the [Painted] stoa' in Athens (pi 1469).
Keywords: art history; daily life; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@09:36:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 7 August 2003@00:53:56.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 7 August 2003@03:26:27.
David Whitehead on 28 December 2012@08:09:36.

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