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Headword: *po/llhs
Adler number: pi,1898
Translated headword: Polles
Vetting Status: high
of Aigai -- the Aigai in Asia, situated near Magnesia and Smyrna.[1] Philosopher. He wrote an alphabetical Symbolika in 2 volumes, Bird-augury in 8 volumes, Arithmetic in 2 volumes, Remedies in 2 volumes, On the bird-augury in Homer, On Etruscan oracles, Iatrosymbolika, On woodpeckers, Sacred Speech, 1 [volume] of Domestic Matters, Hunting, 3 [volumes] of Affinities and aversions, On lightning and how to avoid it, etc.
Greek Original:
*po/llhs, *ai)gieu/s, a)po\ *ai)gw=n th=s *)asi/as: kei=tai de\ plhsi/on *magnhsi/as kai\ *smu/rnhs: filo/sofos. e)/graye kata\ stoixei=on *sumbolika\ e)n bibli/ois b#, *oi)wnoskopika\ e)n bibli/ois h#, *)ariqmhtika\ e)n bibli/ois b#, *)ih/mata e)n bibli/ois b#, *peri\ th=s kaq' *(/omhron oi)wnopoli/hs, *peri\ th=s para\ *turrhnoi=s mantikh=s, *)iatrosumbolika/, *peri\ druokola/ptou, *(iero\n lo/gon, *katoikidi/wn a#, *qhreutiko/n, *sumpaqeiw=n kai\ a)ntipaqeiw=n g# *peri\ keraunw=n kai\ th=s au)tw=n parathrh/sews: kai\ a)/lla.
FGrH 705 (testimonia only: this entry and pi 1897). Date uncertain; Jacoby ventured 'Kaizerzeit?'
[1] Wesseling conjectured 'Myrine' for Smyrna, on the basis of Steph. Byz. s.v. Aigai, "...and the one in Myrine in Aiolis...". For this Aigai, see generally Barrington Atlas map 56 grid D4.
Keywords: biography; botany; epic; geography; historiography; mathematics; medicine; philosophy; religion; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 April 2010@07:55:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 April 2010@01:08:01.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 26 April 2010@03:27:28.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2011@08:12:40.


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