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Headword: *ku/rnos
Adler number: kappa,2773
Translated headword: Kyrnos, Cyrnus
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*ku/rnos: o)/noma ku/rion.
Best known as that of the young man, real or imaginary, to whom several of the poems of Theognis of Megara (C6 BCE) are addressed; see generally theta 136, and OCD(4) 1459. But also, in another context, the ancient name for the island of Corsica (Herodotus 1.165-8, etc.).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 June 2001@04:58:02.
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Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 29 October 2003@00:54:20.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 October 2003@03:10:43.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 July 2011@06:40:56.
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