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Headword: *lipa/ra
Adler number: lambda,576
Translated headword: Lipara
Vetting Status: high
One of the so-called islands of Aeolus. Lipara [is] near Sicily.
Greek Original:
*lipa/ra: mi/a tw=n kaloume/nwn *ai)o/lou nh/swn. peri\ th\n *sikeli/an de\ h( *lipa/ra.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on this toponym in Dinarchus fr. XII.3 Conomis.
Off the northern coast of Sicily. (For Aeolus see alphaiota 252.)
NF: the Latin plural 'Lipari' is often used to describe the whole group.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; mythology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 December 2000@09:25:11.
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Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 18 July 2003@06:26:27.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 July 2003@06:40:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 12 July 2011@04:44:05.
David Whitehead on 19 April 2013@06:23:19.


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