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Headword: *qeofa/nhs
Adler number: theta,194
Translated headword: Theophanes
Vetting Status: high
A proper name. And it declines into -ous [in the genitive].
Greek Original:
*qeofa/nhs: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ kli/netai ei)s ous.
Several individuals of this name are known, including the C1 BCE historian Gnaeus Pompeius Theophanes of Mytilene: OCD4 s.v. Theophanes; FGrH 188. (His first two names reflect his acquisition of Roman citizenship through the patronage of the man whose exploits he chronicled, Pompey the Great [pi 2024].) See also alpha 4640 for Th. the Byzantine chronographer and poet.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 September 2003@07:35:52.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 September 2003@00:57:23.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 19 September 2003@00:57:56.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 September 2003@02:55:23.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2011@09:30:47.
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