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Headword: *me/ndh
Adler number: mu,593
Translated headword: Mende
Vetting Status: high
Menda[1] is one city of those on Pellene,[2] founded by Eretrians.
Greek Original:
*me/ndh: po/lis mi/a tw=n e)n *pellh/nh| *me/nda, u(po\ *)eretrie/wn w)|kisme/nh.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting on its mention in Demosthenes 35.10 & 20. The gloss as a whole echoes Thucydides 4.123.1.
cf. mu 592.
[1] sic! (Here, not in Harpok.) Its name was perhaps originally Minde. The Elder Pliny uses Mendae (Natural History 4.36). See RE 15.777-79.
[2] For Pallene (sic), the name of the western of the three prongs of Chalcidice, see under pi 78.
OCD4 s.v.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@06:24:32.
Vetted by:
Robert Dyer (Extended notes, raised status) on 10 December 2002@03:31:12.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 December 2002@03:50:20.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 July 2011@06:45:58.
David Whitehead on 12 July 2011@06:46:48.
David Whitehead on 16 May 2013@04:39:07.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@08:29:10.
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