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Headword: Φιλοκτήτης
Adler number: phi,383
Translated headword: Philoktetes, Philoctetes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Φιλοκτήτης.
Note:
A mythological figure who became the subject of tragedies, bearing his name, by Aeschylus (lost), Sophocles, Euripides (lost), and others (see phi 378, from which, Adler suggests, the present entry has been generated). Marooned on the island of Lemnos when his festering snakebite wound made it impossible for him to proceed to Troy. See generally OCD4 Philoctetes.
Keywords: biography; geography; medicine; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2001@02:46:53.
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