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Headword: *)/apis
Adler number: alpha,3217
Translated headword: Apis
Vetting Status: high
A god of Egyptians. And see above under "Apides."[1] [It is said] that Apis the Egyptian was the first to bring the art of medicine into Greece.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/apis: qeo\s *ai)gupti/wn. kai\ zh/tei o)pi/sw e)n tw=| *)/apides. o(/ti o( *)/apis o( *ai)gu/ptios th\n i)atrikh\n prw=tos ei)s th\n *(ella/da metakomi/sai le/getai.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in some of the manuscripts.
[1] alpha 3201.
[2] Again at gamma 416. Aeschylus refers to Apis' role as a healer (Suppliant Women 260-265: web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: chronology; definition; geography; medicine; mythology; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 July 2000@14:54:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 March 2001@08:54:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 2 August 2011@07:01:43.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 2 August 2011@09:58:51.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 1 April 2012@05:52:28.
David Whitehead (another note) on 19 August 2015@02:52:43.


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