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Headword: *laure/nteia
Adler number: lambda,153
Translated headword: Laurenteia, Laurentia, Laurentum
Vetting Status: high
A name of a city.
Greek Original:
*laure/nteia: o)/noma po/lews.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Not otherwise attested in Greek in the form Laurenteia, but 'Laurentia' in Joannes Laurentius (sic) Lydus, De mensibus 1.13 (C6 CE). A.k.a. Laurentum, situated somewhere near Ostia, it was the place where Aeneas was supposed to have arrived in Latium (central Italy). See Strabo 5.3.2 and others.
Arcadius also mentions a Laurentos in Sicily.
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology
Translated by: Nicholas Fincher on 2 August 2003@11:45:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 3 August 2003@04:25:33.
David Whitehead (modified and augmented note) on 3 August 2003@04:31:07.
David Whitehead (modified headwords) on 3 August 2003@04:31:58.
David Whitehead (another note) on 3 April 2013@08:15:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 March 2015@20:20:54.


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