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Headword: Attikê
Adler number: alpha,4358
Translated headword: Attica, Attike
Vetting Status: high
Poseidon and Athena contended over Attica.[1] Also look under geraiteros ["older"].[2]
Greek Original:
Attikê: hoti Poseidôn kai Athêna ephiloneikêsan peri tês Attikês. kai zêtei en tôi geraiteros.
[1] The territory of Athens, a large (almost 100 sq. miles), triangular promontory on the east coast of Greece; it is separated from Euboea to the north by the Euripos strait; to the east is the Gulf of Petalion, to the south the Saronic Gulf, and on the west it is divided from the rest of the mainland by the Parnes mountains. See generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.203).
[2] gamma 195.
Keywords: aetiology; geography; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 22 March 2002@20:22:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 11 April 2002@06:28:30.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 3 August 2011@05:05:30.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@04:36:44.


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