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Headword: *)akth/
Adler number: alpha,1036
Translated headword: Akte, Acte
Vetting Status: high
In a particular sense a part of Attica by the sea; from where the Actite stone [sc. originates].[1] But they also used to use this name for [sc. the entirety of] Attica, some [deriving it] from a certain king Aktaion, others because most of the country is close to the sea.[2]
Greek Original:
*)akth/: i)di/ws e)piqalatti/dio/s tis moi=ra th=s *)attikh=s, o(/qen kai\ o( *)akti/ths li/qos. e)ka/loun de\ ou(/tws kai\ th\n *)attikh\n, oi( me\n a)po/ tinos *)aktai/wnos basile/ws, oi( de\ dia\ to\ th\n plei/w th=s xw/ras e)piqala/ttion ei)=nai.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., an entry generated by Hyperides fr. 185 Jensen.
[1] From the Piraeus. See R.E. Wycherley, The Stones of Athens (Princeton 1978) 271.
[2] For the latter cf. generally alpha 1032, alpha 1035.
Keywords: aetiology; architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; mythology; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 April 2000@01:04:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics; augmented note) on 1 October 2000@09:37:16.
David Whitehead (augemnted notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 June 2002@07:22:04.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 June 2011@09:29:03.


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