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Headword: *praci/llhs
Adler number: pi,2213
Translated headword: Praxilla's; of Praxilla
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*praci/llhs: o)/noma ku/rion.
Notes:
That of a woman, here in the genitive case (evidently extracted from somewhere). A Sikyonian poetess of the C5 BCE: see generally OCD4 s.v., and eta 220 for the proverb (about her depiction of Adonis) naming her.
Selected fragments in English translation at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; proverbs; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 October 2001@07:03:23.
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Catharine Roth on 26 October 2001@19:51:42.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 22 April 2003@07:35:33.
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