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Headword: *kh/rukes
Adler number: kappa,1542
Translated headword: Kerykes, Heralds
Vetting Status: high
A clan [genos] in Athens, named from Keryx the son of Hermes.
Greek Original:
*kh/rukes: ge/nos e)n *)aqh/nais, w)nomasme/non a)po\ *kh/rukos tou= *(ermou=.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting on Isocrates 4.157.
R. Parker, Athenian Religion (Oxford 1996) 300-2
Keywords: aetiology; definition; geography; mythology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 December 2000@05:45:57.
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Catharine Roth (added note) on 1 October 2003@01:29:39.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 1 October 2003@04:18:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@06:45:36.
David Whitehead on 22 February 2013@05:34:40.


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