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Headword: *(urka/nios
Adler number: upsilon,664
Translated headword: Hyrkanios; Hyrkanian, Hyrcanian
Vetting Status: high
A name.
Greek Original:
*(urka/nios: o)/noma.
For someone from Hyrkania -- and Stephanus of Byzantium lists several places of this name: a Thracian city, a village in Palestine (also known as Kastellion), and a region/satrapy (near the Caspian Sea) in present-day Iran/Turkmenistan; cf. kappa 460.
A Hyrkanis and Hyrkanian Plain are also known in Lydia.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 November 2001@04:24:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 10 September 2002@11:05:58.
Nicholas Fincher (Augmented note) on 17 July 2003@07:14:43.
Nicholas Fincher (corrected my own note. Lydia for Ionia.) on 18 July 2003@15:24:39.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 13 September 2006@00:09:46.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@08:29:34.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@06:44:49.


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