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Headword: *eu)pate/reia
Adler number: epsilon,3641
Translated headword: daughter of a noble father
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who has a good father.[1] Also [sc. attested is] *eu)pa/toros ["of Eupator"], a proper name.[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)pate/reia: h( kalo\n pate/ra e)/xousa. kai\ *eu)pa/toros, o)/noma ku/rion.
[1] Same entry in some other lexica, and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 11.235 (web address 1); there the headword occurs, in the accusative case, of Tyro, daughter of Salmoneus the king of Elis; OCD(4) s.v.
[2] Here in the genitive case, evidently quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities. Eupator was (e.g.) one of the surnames of King Mithridates VI of Pontus (reigned 120-63 BCE). See also mu 349.
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; history; mythology; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 July 2003@23:12:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 24 July 2003@03:41:18.
Catharine Roth (cosmetic) on 24 July 2003@10:45:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 12 November 2012@10:09:23.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 12 November 2012@11:59:52.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 10 March 2016@07:51:46.


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