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Headword: *)antigo/nh
Adler number: alpha,2658
Translated headword: Antigone
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1] Also [sc. attested is the adjective] Antigonean.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'Antigonean couch', [meaning] that of Antigonos.[3]
Greek Original:
*)antigo/nh: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ *)antigoni/eios. kai\ *)antigo/neios kli/nh, tou= *)antigo/nou.
[1] Most obviously that of one of the daughters of Oedipus, in mythology. See generally OCD(4) s.v. (pp.101-2).
[2] Theoretically related to Antigone but in practice (cf. generally LSJ s.v., at web address 1, as well as what follows here) far more likely to derive from the masculine version of the name, Antigonos (the name of several Macedonian kings).
[3] cf. alpha 2763, end.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; tragedy; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2001@22:22:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 May 2001@09:24:20.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 14 May 2001@01:27:37.
David Whitehead (added note) on 15 August 2002@07:17:25.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 March 2012@08:23:08.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@06:53:05.
David Whitehead on 23 July 2015@11:28:54.


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