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Headword: *peisio/nh
Adler number: pi,1473
Translated headword: Peisione
Vetting Status: high
A [feminine] proper name.
Greek Original:
*peisio/nh: o)/noma ku/rion.
Found only here, so there is no certain means of telling whether it is that of [a] a woman or [b] a place.
[a] DW: probably a simple inversion of Peisinoe, one of the Sirens (sigma 280, end). NF: perhaps connected to the Roman cognomen Piso.
[a] NF: perhaps connected with 'Pisonos?', one of the bewildering number of names borne by Siniskolon in Cappadocia (Barrington Atlas map 64 grid G3, with Directory II.990).
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 October 2002@08:16:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 October 2002@01:02:49.
Nicholas Fincher (added 2 notes) on 18 July 2003@08:05:28.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 18 July 2003@08:18:22.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 26 July 2011@09:14:29.
David Whitehead (reworked note) on 4 August 2011@07:23:16.


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