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Headword: *ga/ndeiron
Adler number: gamma,56
Translated headword: Gandeiron, Gandirum
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.
Greek Original:
*ga/ndeiron: o)/noma to/pou.
Attested as such only here and, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Possibly [NF] a reference to the region of present-day Afghanistan/Pakistan called Gand(h)ara (home to a famous school of Buddhist sculpture); however, the normal Greek forms were Gandaris and Gandaritis.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 June 2003@02:42:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 5 June 2003@03:13:35.
Nicholas Fincher (Added note) on 16 July 2003@06:30:36.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked note) on 15 June 2011@07:02:38.
David Whitehead (coding; cosmetics) on 24 August 2015@07:19:02.


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