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Headword: *gri/os
Adler number: gamma,455
Translated headword: Grios, ? Grinos
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*gri/os: o)/noma ku/rion.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (545). The name of a hero, according to Herodian, On Prosody [Grammatici Graeci 3,1] 110.18 (accented *Gri=os there); possibly, then, an error for Grinos/Grinnos, mentioned in Herodotus 4.150.2-3 as a (legendary?) king of Thera, who received the oracle telling him to found the colony Cyrene in North Africa. Otherwise unknown.
A mountain or mountain range Grion is described by Strabo, east of Miletus and overshadowing Mylasa (14.1.8, cf. 14.2.23).
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; mythology; religion
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 25 June 2000@07:55:08.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (changed status) on 25 June 2000@08:32:19.
David Whitehead (supplemented headword and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 July 2003@09:48:24.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 7 October 2012@00:02:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 29 September 2015@09:11:20.
David Whitehead (expanded note at the prompting of Dr Nick Nicholas) on 19 December 2015@09:50:05.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 June 2016@10:08:20.


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