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Headword: *marw/neia
Adler number: mu,222
Translated headword: Maroneia
Vetting Status: high
It is a place in Attica, which Demosthenes mentions in the paragraphe[-speech] Against Pantainetos.[1] It is also a city in Thrace, which they say is the one called Ismaros by Homer.[2]
Greek Original:
*marw/neia: to/pos e)sti\ th=s *)attikh=s, ou(= *dhmosqe/nhs e)n th=| pro\s *pantai/neton paragrafh=| mnhmoneu/ei. e)/sti de\ kai\ po/lis e)n *qra/|kh|, h(/n fhsin ei)=nai th\n u(f' *(omh/rou *)/ismaron kaloume/nhn.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
[1] Demosthenes 37.4.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 9.40 and 198. See generally OCD(4) p.901. Maroneia is on the Thracian coast (Barrington Atlas map 51 grid F3); cf. mu 223.
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@04:16:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 30 November 2003@00:38:28.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 30 November 2003@04:29:23.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 July 2011@06:03:28.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2014@09:15:23.
Ronald Allen (added map reference, added cross-reference) on 5 January 2022@13:03:32.


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