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Headword: *(uperbo/reioi
Adler number: upsilon,248
Translated headword: Hyperboreans
Vetting Status: high
A somewhat northerly people, [sc. but] nearer than the Scythians.
Greek Original:
*(uperbo/reioi: e)/qnos a)rktikw/teron, kai\ e)ndo/teron tw=n *skuqw=n.
For the Hyperboreans -- literally those who live beyond Boreas, the north wind (beta 390) -- cf. already upsilon 247 and see generally OCD(4) s.v. For the Scythians see e.g. sigma 703, sigma 704.
The present entry (or its source) is heterodox in placing the Hyperboreans 'nearer' (sc. to the Mediterranean centre of gravity) than the Scythians.
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 June 2004@01:52:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note) on 16 June 2004@03:15:30.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@07:22:08.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 10 August 2011@08:04:05.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@07:12:23.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 5 August 2014@06:31:41.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 5 August 2014@23:29:07.


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