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Headword: *nosti/a
Adler number: nu,499
Translated headword: Nostia
Vetting Status: high
A village of Arkadia. Ephorus, in saying that the ethnikon [is] Nestanioi, seems to know it [as] Nestania.[1]
Greek Original:
*nosti/a: kw/mh *)arkadi/as. *)/eforos de\ to\ e)qniko\n *nestani/ous ei)pw\n dokei= *nestani/an au)th\n ei)de/nai.
[1] Ephorus FGrH 70 F234. Stephanus of Byzantium s.v., from which the present entry derives, cites Theopompus (FGrH 115 F175) for "Nostia". If they are the same, which is by no means certain, the more usual name for the place mentioned by Ephorus was Nestane.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2000@05:11:42.
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