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Headword: *mitulh/nh
Adler number: mu,1139
Translated headword: Mitylene
Vetting Status: high
Name of an island.
Also [sc. attested is] 'Mitylenaian', the [man] from this island.
Greek Original:
*mitulh/nh: o)/noma nh/sou. kai\ *mitulhnai=os, o( a)po\ th=s au)th=s nh/sou.
Mitylene - or Mytilene: for this more authentic spelling see mu 1490 - was not an island; rather, it is the principal city on one (Lesbos). See generally OCD4 Mytilene; Perseus Encyclopedia entry at web address 1, Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites at web address 2. See also mu 1138.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 July 2001@03:27:16.
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Catharine Roth (added links) on 10 July 2001@01:10:47.
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