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Headword: *belesti/xh
Adler number: beta,232
Translated headword: Belestiche
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
C3 BCE. One of the mistresses of King Ptolemy II Philadelphus of Egypt (reigned 282-246 BCE); mentioned in Plutarch, Moralia 753E, who says there were shrines dedicated to her in Alexandria.
cf. under sigma 871.
Keywords: biography; gender and sexuality; geography; history; religion; women
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 15 October 2002@16:06:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 16 October 2002@03:39:25.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 October 2002@10:58:30.
David Whitehead on 16 September 2004@05:43:29.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 17 February 2011@01:39:47.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2012@04:38:24.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 20 September 2015@04:28:58.


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