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Headword: *li/nos
Adler number: lambda,568
Translated headword: Linos, Linus
Vetting Status: high
Of Chalcis,[1] [son] of Apollo and Terpsichore, but others [say] of Amphimaros and Ourania, others of Hermes and Ourania. This man is said to have been the first to bring the alphabet from Phoenicia to the Greeks.[2] He is also said to have been Heracles' teacher of letters, and the first leader of lyric song.[3]
Greek Original:
*li/nos, *xalkideu/s, *)apo/llwnos kai\ *teryixo/rhs, oi( de\ *)amfima/rou kai\ *ou)rani/as, oi( de\ *(ermou= kai\ *ou)rani/as. le/getai de\ prw=tos ou(=tos a)po\ *foini/khs gra/mmata ei)s *(/ellhnas a)gagei=n, gene/sqai de\ kai\ *(hrakle/ous dida/skalos gramma/twn kai\ th=s lurikh=s mou/shs prw=tos gene/sqai h(gemw/n.
See generally OCD(4) 843; and cf. lambda 570.
[1] On the island of Euboea.
[2] But see gamma 416, kappa 21, kappa 22, phi 787, with different versions of the introduction of the alphabet.
[3] cf. Pausanias 9.29.6-9 (web address 1); see also epsilon 935.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: aetiology; biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; meter and music; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 February 2002@14:18:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords cosmetics) on 14 February 2002@03:06:14.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 19 April 2013@06:11:53.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 April 2013@09:39:07.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 5 August 2014@03:44:12.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 19 January 2017@01:57:07.


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