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Headword: *)alqhfi/as
Adler number: alpha,1268
Translated headword: Althephian
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the vine [of that name], [named] after a certain Althephos.[1] Also [sc. attested as the names of wines are] 'Anthedonian' and 'Hyperian', [named] after Hyperos and Anthedon.[2] An oracle [says]: "drink wine on the lees, since you do not live in Anthedon, or sacred Hypera, where you used to drink wine without lees".
Greek Original:
*)alqhfi/as: h( a)/mpelos, a)po\ *)alqhfi/ou tino/s. kai\ *)anqhdonia\s kai\ *(uperia/s, a)po\ *(upe/rou kai\ *)anqhdo/nos. xrhsmo/s: pi=n' oi)=non trugi/an, e)pei\ ou)k *)anqhdo/na nai/eis, ou)d' i(era\n *(upe/ran, o(/qi t' a)/trugon oi)=non e)/pines.
From Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.31B-C (1.56 Kaibel), drawing on the Aristotelian Constitution of the Troezenians (fr. 596 Rose).
cf. (in brief) alpha 2506 and upsilon 292.
[1] Althephios (Ath.)
[2] Anthos (Ath.).
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 May 2000@15:39:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 31 January 2001@08:13:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 7 February 2012@05:34:33.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2015@12:36:10.


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