Hi! Welcome to “Dusty Phrases.” You will find below an ancient phrase in one language or another, along with its English translation. You may also find the power to inspire your friends or provoke dread among your enemies.
For other examples, visit HERE:
ἀπὸ μηχανῆς Θεός
Apò mēkhanês Theós
God from the machine.
You probably know the Latin version of this phrase, Deux ex machina, but the Latin expression came first in Greek. The phrase originates from the way deity figures appeared in ancient Greek theaters, held high up by a machine, to solve a problem in the plot.