Re: Corax and Tisias

I'm not repeating the original message, which I trust others will have 
gotten. I'll attempt a translation of the phrase and then leave it to 
others to essay the interpretation.

KAKOU KORAKOS KAKON WON "A bad rook's egg is bad." or: "When a 
mischievous bird of prey lays an egg, the egg too is mischievous."

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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