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Headword: *ne/petos
Adler number: nu,249
Translated headword: Nepetos, Nepetus, Nepet
Vetting Status: high
A city of Italy. [Mentioned] in Dionysius in the Roman History.[1] The ethnikon is noteworthy;[2] for by a change from t to s [it is] Nepesinos.
Greek Original:
*ne/petos: po/lis *)itali/as. para\ *dionusi/w| e)n *(rwmai+koi=s. to\ e)qniko\n seshmei/wtai: *nepesi=nos ga/r, troph=| tou= t ei)s s1.
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
See Barrington Atlas map 42 grid C4 ('Nepet'); present-day Nepi.
[1] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities book 13.
[2] On the grammarians' term seshmei/wtai (also at epsiloniota 132, rho 242, omega 182), literally 'has been noted (sc. as exceptional)', see Eleanor Dickey, Ancient Greek Scholarship (Oxford 2007) 119-120.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 July 2001@04:22:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics; set status) on 6 July 2001@11:54:49.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 13 June 2004@07:27:23.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 25 July 2007@04:47:53.
David Whitehead (augmented primary note) on 9 July 2009@07:58:27.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@06:34:57.


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