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Headword: *su/fac
Adler number: sigma,1693
Translated headword: Syphax, Sophax
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A name.[1] Appian [writes]: "Syphax, inquiring about the events, undertook to void the agreements."[2] And elsewhere: "love of the girl was pricking Syphax the ruler, but the Carthaginians gave her ..."[3]
Greek Original:
*su/fac: o)/noma. *)appiano/s: *su/fac de\ tw=n ginome/nwn punqano/menos e)pexei/rei diaita=n dialu/seis. kai\ au)=qis: *su/faka d' a)/ra to\n duna/sthn e)/rws e)/knize th=s paido/s, oi( de\ *karxhdo/nioi e)/dwkan au)th/n.
Notes:
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.
[1] King of the Masaeisylians in Numidia (last quarter of the third century BCE): see web address 1, and OCD4 s.v. Syphax The 'Sophax' version of his name occurs in Polybius.
[2] From epsilon 237.
[3] From epsilon 515.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 February 2006@14:43:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 26 February 2006@04:08:39.
David Whitehead on 5 January 2014@06:22:35.
David Whitehead (another note) on 10 June 2014@05:08:07.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@11:55:56.

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