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Headword: *ne/dwn
Adler number: nu,131
Translated headword: Nedon
Vetting Status: high
A river and a place of Lakonike.[1] It declines 'Nedontos' [in the genitive]; from which [comes the phrase] 'Nedousia Athena'.[2]
See also the [one] in Lykophron.[3]
Greek Original:
*ne/dwn: potamo\s kai\ to/pos *lakwnikh=s. kli/netai *ne/dontos: o(/qen *nedousi/a *)aqhna=. zh/tei kai\ to\n para\ *luko/froni.
The first part of the entry follows Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
[1] The river Nedon actually flows SW down Mt Taygetos, reaching the sea in Messenia. See Barrington Atlas map 58 grid C3.
[2] So Stephanus, drawing on Strabo 8.4.4 (cf. 8.3.29, where however a genitive *ne/dwnos has been conjectured).
[3] Lykophron [the hellenistic poet: lambda 827], Alexandra 374, where Nedon is one among a list of hills in Euboia.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; religion
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 10 December 2000@02:57:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keyword; cosmetics) on 10 December 2000@07:15:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 July 2009@07:16:03.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@06:26:07.


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