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Headword: Karchêdôn
Adler number: kappa,445
Translated headword: Karkhedon, Karchedon, Carthage
Vetting Status: high
The [sc. city also called] Africa;[1] [the one] from which the great Cyprian originated.[2] Scipio razed this [city] to the ground; after its first colonization it had ruled its neighbors for seven hundred years.
Greek Original:
Karchêdôn: hê Aphrikê: ex hês hôrmato ho megas Kuprianos. tautên Skêpiôn katheilen eis edaphos: hê meta ton prôton sunoikismon heptakosia etê kratêsasa tôn perioikôn.
cf. alpha 4648 (and kappa 444).
[1] See under alpha 4648 for Carthage's two alternative names: Africa and Bursa.
[2] Cyprian, bishop of Carthage in the 3rd century: see web address 1, and eta 264.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; definition; geography; history; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 November 2005@12:09:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another headword; cosmetics) on 10 November 2005@03:13:17.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 10 November 2005@06:14:00.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; added another note) on 13 November 2005@05:11:18.
David Whitehead on 28 January 2013@09:20:24.


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