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Headword: *kresfo/nths
Adler number: kappa,2377
Translated headword: Kresphontes, Cresphontes
Vetting Status: high
A proper name. He was a scoundrel. For he put a moist lump of earth into the water-pot, when lots were being cast for Messenia. See under 'runaway lot'[delta 1504].
Greek Original:
*kresfo/nths: o)/noma ku/rion. h)=n de\ panou=rgos. kai\ ga\r bw=lon u(gra\n ei)s th\n u(dri/an e)ne/bale, klhroume/nwn peri\ *messh/nhs. kai\ zh/tei e)n tw=| drape/ths klh=ros.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; ethics; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2007@08:30:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 December 2007@01:11:51.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 July 2011@06:07:12.


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