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Headword: *eu)frh/ths
Adler number: epsilon,3810
Translated headword: Euphretes, Euphrates
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Another spelling of] the river Euphrates.[1]
Greek Original:
*eu)frh/ths: o( *eu)fra/ths potamo/s.
The eta-version occurs in Herodotus and elsewhere.
[1] Rising in Armenia and coursing through Syria and Iraq before flowing into the Persian Gulf, the Euphrates is the longest river in western Asia; cf. OCD(4) s.v. and Barrington Atlas map 91 grid F5.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 May 2003@08:14:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 26 July 2003@15:00:17.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 October 2003@05:01:14.
David Whitehead on 13 February 2015@02:52:11.
Ronald Allen (added note and map citation) on 14 March 2018@23:03:15.


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