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Headword: *)akrisiw/nh
Adler number: alpha,987
Translated headword: Akrisione, Acrisione
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*)akrisiw/nh: o)/noma ku/rion.
In Homer, Iliad 14.319: a patronymic name for Danae, daughter of Akrisios (alpha 984 and alpha 986). Formed on the analogy of (e.g.) "Adrestine" for Aigialeia, daughter of Adrastos: see alpha 526.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexxicon (1003).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; women
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 2 May 2000@23:18:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 14 February 2001@10:27:51.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 15 September 2004@09:21:27.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2015@11:23:22.


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