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Headword: Amazoneion
Adler number: alpha,1465
Translated headword: Amazoneion, Amazoneum
Vetting Status: high
A shrine, which [the] Amazons established. So Isaeus [sc. uses the term].[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] Amazonian horn.[2]
Greek Original:
Amazoneion: hieron, ho Amazones hidrusanto. houtôs Isaios. kai Amazoneion keras.
The main part of this entry is abridged from Harpokration s.v., who besides Isaeus (below) also cites Ammonius FGrH 361 F4.
[1] Isaeus fr. 27 Sauppe.
[2] Attested only here.
On Amazons see generally OCD(4) s.v. (pp.67-8)
Keywords: definition; historiography; mythology; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 June 2000@07:55:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and bibliography; cosmetics) on 2 October 2000@05:08:00.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 5 July 2002@03:56:42.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 June 2011@04:30:18.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@05:10:36.


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