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Headword: *magnhsi/a
Adler number: mu,22
Translated headword: Magnesia
Vetting Status: high
A place [of that name].
Greek Original:
*magnhsi/a: to/pos.
Several 'places' of this name are attested, notably the promontory of eastern Thessaly and two cities called Magnesia in Asia Minor: one known by its situation on the river Maeander, the other by its proximity to Mt Sipylus; see OCD(4) s.v.(1) and (2), and cf. mu 21.
Also the name chosen by Plato, Laws, for his best practically-possible city (in Crete).
Keywords: definition; geography; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 June 2004@06:19:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 June 2004@22:29:10.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified note) on 13 June 2004@04:57:16.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@03:28:59.
David Whitehead on 25 April 2013@04:01:58.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2013@23:43:16.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@06:09:32.


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