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Headword: *)hrikapai=os
Adler number: eta,517
Translated headword: Erikapaios, Erikepaios, Ericapaeus, Ericepaeus
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*)hrikapai=os: o)/noma ku/rion.
In the Orphic creation myth (see generally under omicron 660): one of several names given by Night to her son (and father!) Eros; see also phi 72. Alexander of Aphrodisias quotes verses on Erikapaios in his Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics (821 Hayduck).
Keywords: definition; mythology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 March 2006@10:27:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 March 2006@17:09:28.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 19 March 2006@04:27:11.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 13 July 2009@04:20:57.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 7 July 2011@11:23:31.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2011@07:18:11.
David Whitehead on 19 December 2012@07:00:21.


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