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Headword: *)akesw/
Adler number: alpha,849
Translated headword: Akeso
Vetting Status: high
A proper name, female.
Greek Original:
*)akesw/: o)/noma ku/rion, qhluko/n.
This nymph, daughter of Asklepios and Epione (see eta 435), was worshipped in his cult (Pauly-Wissowa, RE I 1.1165). Her name apparently means 'Healing One' (cf. alpha 856).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; mythology; religion
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 5 June 2000@08:07:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword; cosmetics) on 8 May 2002@10:22:39.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 1 August 2011@10:30:09.

Headword: *)hpio/nh
Adler number: eta,435
Translated headword: Epione
Vetting Status: high
Wife of Asklepios.[1] And her daughter[s are] Hygeia, Aigle, Iaso, Akeso, Panakeia.
Greek Original:
*)hpio/nh: gunh\ *)asklhpiou=. kai\ quga/thr au)th=s *(ugei/a, *ai)/glh, *)iasw/, *)akesw/, *pana/keia.
cf. Etymologicum Magnum 434.17, and scholia to Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 701-2, where Iaso and Panakeia are mentioned.
[1] For Asklepios see under alpha 4173.
Keywords: definition; medicine; mythology; religion; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 August 2005@05:36:37.
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Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 August 2005@20:13:44.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 24 August 2005@03:45:31.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2012@07:38:54.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 22 December 2012@19:04:27.
David Whitehead on 23 April 2016@08:00:12.


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