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Headword: *galiyo/s
Adler number: gamma,38
Translated headword: Galipsos, Galepsos, Galepsus
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1]
It is also a city of Thrace.[2] It was named after Galepsos who was a descendant of Thasos and of Telephe.[3]
Greek Original:
*galiyo/s: o)/noma ku/rion. e)/sti de\ kai\ po/lis th=s *qra/|khs. w)noma/sqh de\ a)po\ *galhyou= tou= e)k *qa/sou kai\ *thle/fhs.
[1] See next note.
[2] In a form usually encountered as Galepsos (for the aetiological reason which now follows). There were actually two cities "of Thrace" which bore this name: the one in question here (east of Amphipolis) and Sithonian Galepsos (or Gale) in Chalkidike.
[3] Abbreviated from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., an entry generated by the appearance of the toponym in Antiphon fr. 23 Sauppe. Thasos (eponym of the island of that name) was a son of Poseidon; Telephe was the mother of Europa.
Keywords: aetiology; definition; geography; mythology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 October 2000@06:59:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 17 June 2002@10:13:11.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@10:22:46.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more notes; cosmetics) on 15 June 2011@05:15:19.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword) on 3 July 2011@04:30:15.


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