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Headword: Ἀντρῶνες
Adler number: alpha,2768
Translated headword: Antrones
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city in Thessaly.[1]
Also [sc. attested is a proverb] "Antronian donkey"; as very large ones occur in Antrones.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀντρῶνες: πόλις ἐν Θετταλίᾳ. καὶ Ἀντρώνιος ὄνος: ὡς μεγίστων γινομένων ἐν Ἀντρῶσιν.
Notes:
[1] From Harpokration s.v., commenting on its mention in Demosthenes 10.9. (Stephanus of Byzantium gives its name in the singular, Antron.)
[2] From Photius, and also in some of the paroemiographers; originally Pherecrates fr. 15 Kock, now 16 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; geography; proverbs; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 October 2000@09:42:45.
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