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Headword: Πέρσαι
Adler number: pi,1367
Translated headword: Persians
Vetting Status: high
[Note] that magic and astrology originated with the Magousaeans; for the Persians were named Magog by the inhabitants of the country. And Magousaeans are the same.
Greek Original:
Πέρσαι: ὅτι ἡ μαγεία καὶ ἀστρολογία ἀπὸ Μαγουσαίων ἤρξατο: οἱ γάρ τοι Πέρσαι Μαγὼγ ὑπὸ τῶν ἐγχωρίων ὀνομάζονται. καὶ Μαγουσαῖοι οἱ αὐτοί.
From gamma 365; cf. alpha 4257, mu 29.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 November 2002@00:41:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; modified keywords) on 19 November 2002@02:58:20.
Catharine Roth (added more cross-references) on 19 November 2002@14:31:17.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2011@07:54:16.


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