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Headword: *pa/ndhmos *)afrodi/th
Adler number: pi,175
Translated headword: Aphrodite Pandemos
Vetting Status: high
This is what they used to call the [sc. goddess] established near the old agora [sc. in Athens], because of the fact that long ago the people gathered there in assemblies, which they called agorai. Pandemos means common to all.
Greek Original:
*pa/ndhmos *)afrodi/th: ou(/tws e)ka/loun th\n a)fidruqei=san peri\ th\n a)rxai/an a)gora\n dia\ to\ e)ntau=qa pa/nta to\n dh=mon suna/gesqai topalaio\n, a(\s e)ka/loun a)gora/s. e)/sti de\ to\ pa/ndhmon pa/gkoinon.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v. (commenting in the first instance on Hyperides fr. 143 Jensen), where this information is credited to Apollodorus (FGrH 244 F113).
Keywords: aetiology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 December 2000@06:12:40.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Set status) on 7 February 2004@17:11:47.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 8 February 2004@04:46:56.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; tweaks) on 14 July 2011@10:00:18.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@06:19:36.


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