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Headword: *)wrwpi/a
Adler number: omega,204
Translated headword: Oropia
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a territory [of that name].[1]
Demosthenes conceived a passion for rhetoric after seeing Kallistratos the rhetor speaking on behalf of [the] Oropians.[2]
Greek Original:
*)wrwpi/a: xw/ra. o( de\ *dhmosqe/nhs e)pequ/mhse r(htorikh=s, *kalli/straton qeasa/menos to\n r(h/tora u(pe\r *)wrwpi/wn le/gonta.
[1] Usually, in fact, called Oropos (as in omega 205); but for the form Oropia see e.g. Thucydides 4.99.1. The territory was disputed, in classical times, between NE Attica and SE Boiotia.
[2] Quoted from delta 454.
OCD(4) under 'Callistratus(2)' and 'Oropos'
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@03:21:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 8 September 2002@08:10:11.
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 April 2004@02:11:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 4 September 2005@09:13:45.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@08:43:05.
David Whitehead on 3 November 2013@05:54:43.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@04:21:30.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2016@09:04:46.


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