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Headword: *makroke/faloi
Adler number: mu,77
Translated headword: Longheads, Makrokephaloi, Macrocephali
Vetting Status: high
There is a people so called. Palaiphatos in [book] seven of Matters Trojan says that the Longheads live in Libya, beyond [the] Kolchians.[1]
Greek Original:
*makroke/faloi: e)/qnos e)sti\n ou(/tw kalou/menon. *palai/fatos de/ fhsin e)n z# tw=n *trwi+kw=n e)n th=| *libu/h| u(pera/nw *ko/lxwn oi)kei=n tou\s *makrokefa/lous.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting in the first instance on Antiphon (the Sophist) fr. 46 DK, and citing, besides Palaiphatos, Hesiod's Catalogue of Women.
[1] FGrH 44 F2. (For the Colchians cf. kappa 1979.)
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@03:32:15.
Vetted by:
Robert Dyer (Slight addition to notes) on 26 November 2002@12:29:15.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 27 November 2002@03:04:52.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 12 July 2011@05:49:37.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2015@11:33:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 June 2020@17:54:32.
Catharine Roth (another headword translation) on 29 June 2020@17:56:01.


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