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Headword: *massali/a
Adler number: mu,242
Translated headword: Massalia, Massilia, Marseille
Vetting Status: high
Isocrates says in Archidamos that Phokaians, having fled the despotic rule of the Great King [of Persia], founded a colony at Massalia. Aristotle in his treatise [on the subject] corroborates this.
Greek Original:
*massali/a: *)isokra/ths fhsi\n e)n *)arxida/mw|, w(s *fwkaei=s fugo/ntes th\n tou= mega/lou basile/ws despotei/an ei)s *massali/an a)pw/|khsan. marturei= de\ tw=| lo/gw| kai\ *)aristote/lhs.
From Harpokration s.v. His citations are Isocrates 6.84 and Aristotle fr. 508 Rose (from the Constitution of the Massaliotes).
An alternative spelling is 'Massilia'.
OCD(4) p.909
Keywords: biography; geography; history; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@04:22:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 May 2002@21:11:12.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 17 September 2002@09:13:46.
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 17 July 2003@02:08:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 12 July 2011@06:06:25.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@07:26:25.


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