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Headword: *qua/teira
Adler number: theta,530
Translated headword: Thyateira
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.[1] Also [sc. attested is] Thyateirene, a man from the same place.
Dioskorios of Myra, a grammarian, was prefect of the city and praetorian prefect, tutor to the daughters of the emperor Leon in Byzantium.[2]
Greek Original:
*qua/teira: o)/noma to/pou. kai\ *quateirhno/s, o( a)po\ tou= au)tou= to/pou. o(/ti *diosko/rios *murai=os, grammatiko/s, u(/parxos h)=n po/lews kai\ praitwri/wn, o( dida/cas ta\s qugate/ras *le/ontos tou= basile/ws e)n *buzanti/w|.
[1] The ancient city of Thyateira was located approximately 80 km NE of Smyrna (Izmir) and lies mostly under the current city of Akhisar; Barrington Atlas Map 56 Grid F4.
[2] Quoted here -- for reasons which are not clear (perhaps merely the similarity of sound between *qua/teira and qugate/ra) -- from delta 1208.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; geography; military affairs; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 7 February 2004@08:08:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes; augmented keywords) on 7 February 2004@09:10:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 11 November 2005@05:58:00.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 August 2011@04:22:53.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 19 December 2018@00:07:20.


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