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Headword: *nw=la
Adler number: nu,543
Translated headword: Nola
Vetting Status: high
An Ausonian[1] city [sc. mentioned] in Hecataeus;[2] Polybius calls it Nole.[3] The citizens [are called] Nolioi and Nolanoi.
Greek Original:
*nw=la: po/lis *au)so/nwn para\ *(ekatai/w|: *polu/bios de\ *nw/lhn au)th/n fhsin. oi( poli=tai *nw/lioi kai\ *nwlanoi/.
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
The Christian Latin poet Paulinus was bishop of Nola in the early 5th century.
[1] i.e. Italian: see alpha 4461.
[2] Hecataeus FGrH 1 F61. Nola is an old city in Campania, situated in the plain between Mount Vesuvius and the Apennine Mountains, 15 km. northeast of the volcano (Barrington Atlas map 44 grid G4).
[3] Polybius 2.17.1.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2000@05:46:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 21 December 2003@20:35:10.
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 22 December 2003@04:12:00.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2013@10:04:40.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added map reference) on 18 October 2018@19:51:51.


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