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Headword: *bo/sporoi
Adler number: beta,402
Translated headword: Bosporoi
Vetting Status: high
[There are] two: one in the Propontis, the other Thracian, as Phileas says.[1]
Greek Original:
*bo/sporoi b#: o( me\n kata\ th\n *proponti/da, o( de\ *qra|kiko/s, w(/s fhsi *file/as.
cf. beta 401, and see generally OCD(4) p.244-5, under Bosporus(1) and Bosporus(2).
[1] From the scholia to Sophocles, Ajax 884, where the phrase "Bosporian rivers" occurs. (This "Phileas" is perhaps the "Philon" of Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. Bosporos.)
Keywords: definition; geography; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 December 2001@19:26:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 12 December 2001@03:43:01.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 12 June 2011@10:19:48.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 June 2012@06:01:35.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 1 August 2014@05:44:17.


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