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Headword: *nhsw/ph
Adler number: nu,344
Translated headword: Nesope
Vetting Status: high
An island of Lesbos, which, they say, makes the harbour [called] Sigris.
Greek Original:
*nhsw/ph: nh=sos *le/sbou, to\n *si/grin, fasi/, lime/na poiou=sa.
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.; also in ps-Herodian. (Entry lacking, Adler reports, in ms F.).
Nesope (present-day Nesiope or Megalonisi) lay off the extreme west of Lesbos, across a bay in which Sigron (sic) was the principal town and Cape Sigrion the southern landmark: see Barrington Atlas map 56 grid B3.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@10:45:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 18 January 2003@01:01:55.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 13 June 2004@07:53:13.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 9 July 2009@09:38:19.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 28 July 2011@06:43:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes, at the prompting of Dr Nick Nicholas) on 9 September 2014@03:09:28.


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