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Headword: *)arganqw/nh
Adler number: alpha,3758
Translated headword: Arganthone
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "Arganthonian couch".[2] But there is also a mountain [called] Arganth├┤nion on the island of Kios.[3]
Greek Original:
*)arganqw/nh: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ *)arganqw/neios kli/nh. kai\ *)arganqw/nion de\ o)/ros th=s *ki/ou nh/sou.
[1] Feminine, so of a woman or more probably (see below) a place.
[2] Attested only here.
[3] Kios (kappa 1571) was not an island -- perhaps there is confusion with Chios here -- but a coastal city of Bithynia; Mount Arganthoneion, to the north, extends into the Propontis.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2001@10:12:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 June 2001@10:40:21.
Nicholas Fincher (corrected spelling of mountain) on 14 July 2003@13:23:00.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 August 2011@08:15:36.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@08:11:28.


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