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Headword: Ὑπερβερεταῖος
Adler number: upsilon,239
Translated headword: Hyperberetaios, Hyperberetaeus
Vetting Status: high
According to Macedonians [this is] a name of a month. [Equivalent to] October.
And [there is] a proverb: 'Hyperberetaios', in reference to the overdue; for amongst Macedonians the last month of the year was listed as Hyperberetaios.[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπερβερεταῖος: κατὰ Μακεδόνας, ὄνομα μηνός. ὁ Ὀκτώβριος. καὶ παροιμία: Ὑπερβερεταῖος, ἐπὶ τῶν ὑπερχρονίων εἴρηται: παρὰ γὰρ Μακεδόσιν ὁ τελευταῖος μὴν τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦ Ὑπερβερεταῖος ἀνεγράφη.
For the Macedonian months see generally N.G.L.Hammond and G.T.Griffith, A History of Macedonia, 2 (Oxford 1979) 48.
[1] cf. Zenobius 6.30 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: chronology; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 March 2006@05:44:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 20 March 2006@16:44:43.
David Whitehead (added notes) on 21 March 2006@03:31:14.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@06:53:01.


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