Faced with the ups and downs of life, love and fortune, the ancient Greeks shrugged their shoulders and quoted -or created- an apt proverb. The best of these nuggets of wisdom and observation have never been forgotten. Here they are presented, earthy, direct, sharp and vivid as when they were first uttered. Each proverb is given in the original Greek and the English translation, providing the perfect giftbook for all lovers of Greece.Ancient Greece was a rich source of proverbs. This book provides a selection of the best and most typical proverbs, in Ancient and Modern Greek as well as in the English language.
Category: Ancient Greece
Editor: D.S. Baker
Design: Grahame Smith
Languages: English-Ancient Greek-New Greek
Year of publishing: 2014
Publisher: Papasotiriou Publications
13 x 18.5 cm