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Headword: *kanda/kh
Adler number: kappa,301
Translated headword: Candace, Kandake
Vetting Status: high
Queen of the Ethiopians.[1] Also look under the history of Alexander.[1]
Greek Original:
*kanda/kh: h( tw=n *ai)qio/pwn basi/lissa. kai\ zh/tei e)n th=| *)aleca/ndrou i(stori/a|.
Candace/Kandake is less a name than a title -- of queens of Kush/Meroe between the third century BCE and the second century CE: see web address 1 below.
[1] Mentioned in the New Testament: Acts 8:27.
[2] alpha 1121. Here Candace is a queen in 'India'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; geography; historiography; history; religion; women
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 29 October 2002@07:35:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 30 October 2002@03:44:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; added a website) on 28 March 2008@11:12:35.
David Whitehead on 25 January 2013@08:59:16.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 April 2016@04:58:29.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 March 2019@23:53:23.


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