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Headword: *kekropi/s
Adler number: kappa,1271
Translated headword: Kekropis, Cecropis
Vetting Status: high
Athens, [named] after Kekrops. Also [sc. attested is] Kekropids, [meaning] the Athenians.[1]
Greek Original:
*kekropi/s: *)aqh=nai, a)po\ *ke/kropos. kai\ *kekropi/dai, oi( *)aqhnai=oi.
For Kekrops, mythical king of Athens, cf. kappa 1269, kappa 1270 (a narrower sense of the term Kekropis), and kappa 1272.
[1] So called in e.g. Herodotus 8.44.2.
Keywords: aetiology; definition; geography; historiography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 August 2001@04:26:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics; set status) on 17 September 2003@22:36:44.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 18 September 2003@03:07:17.
David Whitehead on 14 February 2013@10:25:42.


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