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Headword: *tu/xwn
Adler number: tau,1239
Translated headword: Tychon
Vetting Status: high
[genitive] *tu/xwnos: a proper name.
Greek Original:
*tu/xwn, *tu/xwnos: o)/noma ku/rion.
A name applied to Hermes, Priapus et al.: see LSJ s.v.
Also [CR] St. Tychon, bishop of Amathus in Cyprus (d. 450). "The son of a baker opposed to the worship of Aphrodite, he was a dedicated missionary among the last elements of pagan culture on the island. He is patron of wine growers on Cyprus": Catholic Online Saints, web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 February 2004@08:33:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 13 February 2004@01:07:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 February 2004@03:03:12.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 4 October 2005@11:40:38.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@08:45:26.


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