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Headword: *tanagrai/a
Adler number: tau,68
Translated headword: Tanagraia, Tanagra
Vetting Status: high
A city [of that name].
Greek Original:
*tanagrai/a: po/lis.
In SE Boiotia, central Greece: OCD(4) s.v. (pp.1429-30); Barrington Atlas Map 59 grid B1.
Strictly speaking the name of the polis itself was Tanagra, and 'Tanagraia' an adjective (cf. tau 69) implying a feminine noun such as polis or chora (see e.g. Thucydides 4.76.4) -- or in other circumstances a woman (kappa 2087).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 December 2000@04:53:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 20 September 2004@19:54:12.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 21 September 2004@03:29:30.
David Whitehead on 12 August 2011@04:32:33.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2014@09:07:22.
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