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Headword: *)argei/a
Adler number: alpha,3766
Translated headword: Argeia
Vetting Status: high
[sc. An epithet of] Hera.
Or the land of the Argives.
Greek Original:
*)argei/a: *(/hra. h)\ h( tw=n *)argei/wn gh=.
On Argos [Myth, Place], in the NE Peloponnese, see generally OCD(4) p.149, s.v. 'Argos(1)'. Hera was the principal deity there: OCD(4) pp.149-50, s.v. Argos, cults'.
The Argive territory is more commonly known as Argolis.
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 August 2001@20:19:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 12 August 2001@05:44:03.
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 14 July 2003@13:32:10.
David Whitehead on 10 April 2012@06:53:41.
David Whitehead (updated and expanded refs) on 31 July 2014@02:54:47.


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