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Headword: *)adramu/teion
Adler number: alpha,521
Translated headword: Adramyteion
Vetting Status: high
Thus [writes] Eupolis.[1]
But also [sc. attested is] Adramytenos;[2] and Thucydides [writes] Atramytteion.[3]
Greek Original:
*)adramu/teion: ou(/tws *eu)/polis. kai\ *)adramuthno\s de/: kai\ *qoukudi/dhs *)atramu/tteion.
[1] Eupolis fr. 391 Kock, now 421 K.-A.
[2] A citizen/inhabitant of it. (Also attested with the suffix -tinos.)
[3] Thucydides 5.1.1; see web address 1 for the text (which actually has Atramyttion). See again alpha 4379, which adds the corresponding ethnikon, Atramytine.
Adramyttion, present-day Edremit, is a city in NW Asia Minor, at the head of the Gulf to which it gave its name: Barrington Atlas map 56 grid D2. Before his accession to the Lydian throne (ca. 560), Kroisos served as the governor of Adramyttion (Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F65). Adramyttion is mentioned also in e.g. Herodotus 7.42.1; web address 2.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 March 2001@00:27:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 20 March 2001@06:32:17.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 14 August 2006@08:32:45.
Jennifer Benedict (updated Perseus links, corrected citations) on 12 March 2008@00:18:02.
Mehmet Fatih Yavuz (augmented notes; minor corrections; cosmetics) on 29 September 2008@05:28:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 August 2011@09:00:09.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2014@08:23:40.
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