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Headword: *panaqh/naia
Adler number: pi,152
Translated headword: Panathenaia, Panathenaea
Vetting Status: high
Two sorts of Panathenaia were held at Athens, one every year, the other on a five-year cycle,[1] which they called the Great [Panathenaia]. The first to hold the festival was Erichthonios the son of Hephaistos.[2] The Panathenaia were previously called the Athenaia.
Greek Original:
*panaqh/naia: ditta\ *panaqh/naia h)/geto *)aqh/nhsi, ta\ me\n kaq' e(/kaston e)niauto/n, ta\ de\ dia\ pentaethri/dos, a(\ kai\ mega/la e)ka/loun. h)/gage de\ th\n e(orth\n prw=tos *)erixqo/nios o( *(hfai/stou. ta\ de\ *panaqh/naia pro/teron *)aqh/naia e)kalou=nto.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Demosthenes 4.35.
See also pi 151, and generally OCD4 s.v. Panathenaea.
[1] By Greek inclusive reckoning (counting y-n-n-n-y); we would say 'four-year'.
[2] See generally epsilon 3014.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; chronology; mythology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 April 2003@06:28:28.
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Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics; set status) on 2 February 2004@17:01:02.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 3 February 2004@03:08:13.
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