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Headword: *ni/twkris
Adler number: nu,433a
Translated headword: Nitokris, Nitocris
Vetting Status: low
A proper name.
She [was] a famous Persian woman.[1]
Greek Original:
*ni/twkris: o)/noma ku/rion. *persi\s au(/th gunh\ periw/numos.
[1]Whoever was responsible for this subsidiary (marginal) gloss took the entry to refer to the Babylonian queen mentioned in Herodotus 2.100 (Web address 1). Perhaps, nevertheless, the original version referred to her Egyptian namesake (Herodotus 1.185-187: Web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 September 2003@06:17:43.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified note, added links, set status) on 28 September 2003@16:08:48.


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