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Headword: *ai)=nos
Adler number: alphaiota,225
Translated headword: Ainos, Aenus
Vetting Status: high
It is a city of Thrace, which Greeks first inhabited with Alopekonnesians[1], who afterwards brought in additional settlers from Mytilene and Kyme.
And out of this [comes] Ainites, the citizen [of Ainos].
Greek Original:
*ai)=nos: po/lis e)sti\ th=s *qra/|khs, h(\n *(/ellhnes ta\ prw=ta *)alwpekonnhsi/ois katw/|kisan, u(/steron de\ e)k *mitulh/nhs kai\ *ku/mhs e)phga/gonto e)poi/kous. kai\ e)c au)tou= *ai)ni/ths, o( poli/ths.
From Harpokration s.v. Ainious: see already under alphaiota 224.
(Entry out of alphabetical order.)
[1] So the transmitted text, with Alopekonnesians in the dative case -- but in Harpokration it is nominative, as it clearly should be: "a city whose first Greek inhabitants were Alopekonnesians".
[2] So already under alphaiota 219. (But in fact Ainios is the norm.)
OCD(4) p.23
Keywords: chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 November 2000@11:26:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 4 September 2002@21:55:37.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 September 2002@03:27:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 July 2011@07:01:48.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2014@04:47:09.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2014@04:42:13.


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