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Headword: *nau/kratis
Adler number: nu,58
Translated headword: Naukratis, Naucratis
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
And [in the accusative] *nau/kratin.
This [is] a city of Egypt founded by Milesians, at the time of their naval supremacy.[1] The wise Athenaeus[2] was a citizen of this [city].
Greek Original:
*nau/kratis. kai\ to\n *nau/kratin. po/lis au(/th *ai)gu/ptou u(po\ *milhsi/wn oi)kisqei=sa, o(phni/ka e)qalattokra/toun. tau/ths poli/ths o( sofo\s *)aqh/naios.
Notes:
See already nu 57.
[1] From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
[2] alpha 731.
Reference:
OCD4 Naucratis
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@08:30:33.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, set status) on 5 November 2003@11:43:23.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 November 2003@03:08:15.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 July 2011@06:15:33.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2014@04:13:23.

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