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Headword: *)orfeu/s
Adler number: omicron,657
Translated headword: Orpheus
Vetting Status: high
From Croton,[1] an epic poet; [the one] whom Asclepiades, in book 6 of his Scholars, says lived in the time of the tyrant Peisistratus.[2] [He wrote] Ten Years, Argonautica, and some other things.
Greek Original:
*)orfeu/s, *krotwnia/ths, e)popoio/s: o(\n *peisistra/tw| sunei=nai tw=| tura/nnw| *)asklhpia/dhs fhsi\n e)n tw=| #2# bibli/w| tw=n *grammatikw=n. *dekaethri/da, *)argonautika/: kai\ a)/lla tina/.
See generally under omicron 660.
[1] In the "instep" of S Italy; kappa 2481.
[2] i.e. second half of C6 BCE. (For Peisistratus, tyrant of Athens, see pi 1474.)
Keywords: biography; chronology; epic; geography; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 24 November 2003@16:55:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 25 November 2003@03:41:38.
David Whitehead (corrigendum, noted by Mario Baier; other tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 October 2010@04:17:12.
David Whitehead on 23 July 2013@03:30:18.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 12 January 2015@20:34:56.


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