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Headword: *diwnai/a
Adler number: delta,1242
Translated headword: Dionaia, Dionaea
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Another name for] Aphrodite.[1] Also [sc. attested is] Dione, [meaning] the same.[2]
Greek Original:
*diwnai/a: h( *)afrodi/th. kai\ *diw/nh, h( au)th/.
[1] By virtue of being the daughter of (Zeus and) Dione (at any rate in Homer, Iliad 5.370). For the epithet see Theocritus, Idylls 15.106; and on Dione see generally OCD(4) s.v.
[2] e.g. Theocritus, Idylls 7.116.
Keywords: definition; epic; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 May 2003@09:25:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 30 May 2003@19:37:32.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 29 June 2004@05:35:58.
David Whitehead on 13 July 2012@08:07:37.
David Whitehead on 3 August 2014@05:36:19.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 April 2015@01:36:24.


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