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Headword: *ma/trwnos
Adler number: mu,289
Translated headword: Matron's; of Matron
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*ma/trwnos: o)/noma ku/rion.
Here in the genitive case, evidently quoted from somewhere. Matron of Pitane (late C4 BCE) was a parodist; amongst his targets was the opening of the Odyssey ('Tell me, Muse, of the many nourishing dinners...'); cf. omicron 487. See generally OCD(4) s.v.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2002@09:38:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 21 November 2002@14:49:42.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 8 February 2010@03:17:49.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@04:01:43.
David Whitehead on 9 May 2013@04:58:56.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@07:28:11.


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