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Headword: *kirrai=on pedi/on
Adler number: kappa,1659
Translated headword: Kirrhaian plain, Cirrhaean plain
Vetting Status: high
Kirrha [is] a city thirty stades from Delphi. So Aeschines[1] seems to be calling "Kirrhaian plain" the [land] adjacent to this city.
Also [sc. attested is] Kirrhaian, the citizen [sc. of Kirrha].
Greek Original:
*kirrai=on pedi/on: *ki/rra po/lis, a)pe/xousa *delfw=n l# stadi/ous. e)/oiken ou)=n *ai)sxi/nhs *kirrai=on pedi/on kalei=n to\ parakei/menon tau/th| th=| po/lei. kai\ *kirrai=os, o( poli/ths.
From Harpokration s.v.
[1] Aeschines 3.107.
30 stades is about 3.5 miles.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 December 2000@06:35:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 November 2002@00:48:01.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 29 November 2002@03:31:30.
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 17 July 2003@00:50:01.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@07:44:01.


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