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Headword: *)hle/ktra
Adler number: eta,198
Translated headword: Elektra, Electra
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1] Also [a name for] the city of Thebes.[2]
Greek Original:
*)hle/ktra: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ po/lis *qhbw=n.
[1] The name of at least three women in Greek mythology and literature (see OCD(4) s.v. 'Electra'), most importantly the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra and sister of Orestes.
[2] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 425.27.
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 August 2005@04:15:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 August 2005@23:23:34.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 3 August 2005@02:17:33.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2011@06:57:03.
David Whitehead on 3 August 2014@06:03:08.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2016@09:46:01.


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