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Headword: Hippodameia
Adler number: iota,555
Translated headword: Hippodameian
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
An agora in Peiraieus, so called after its builder Hippodamos of Miletos,[1] the man who had constructed the Peiraieus for the Athenians.
Greek Original:
Hippodameia: agora en Peiraiei, houtô kaloumenê apo Hippodamou Milêsiou architektonos, tou oikodomêsamenou tois Athênaiois ton Peiraia.
Notes:
From Harpokration s.v., commenting on the appearance of this adjective in Demosthenes 49.22.
[1] See OCD(4) s.v.
Reference:
Robert Garland, The Piraeus (London 1987) 36 and passim
Keywords: architecture; biography; daily life; definition; economics; geography; history; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 November 2000@11:15:44.
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Catharine Roth (augmented note; cosmetics) on 2 August 2003@21:45:36.
David Whitehead (modified translation and note; augmented keywords) on 3 August 2003@03:51:21.
David Whitehead on 1 October 2004@08:51:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 10 July 2011@06:01:40.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@06:52:35.
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