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Headword: *presbei=on
Adler number: pi,2249
Translated headword: right of the first-born
Vetting Status: high
"Periandros, son of Kypselos king of Corinth, takes the kingship by right of the first-born."
Greek Original:
*presbei=on. o( de\ *peri/andros, o( *kuye/lou ui(o\s tou= basile/ws *kori/nqou, th\n basilei/an kata\ presbei=on lamba/nei.
Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F58; already, with slight differences, at the opening of pi 1068 (Periandros).
For 'right of the first-born' see LSJ s.v. I.3, citing this passage.
Keywords: biography; constitution; geography; historiography; history; law; politics
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 26 March 2008@01:55:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and tr; streamlined and augmented note; supplied keywords) on 26 March 2008@04:50:07.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2011@09:57:54.


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