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Headword: *ai)gei=on
Adler number: alphaiota,33
Translated headword: Aigeion, Aegeum
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the oracle[1] of Aigeus. Dinarchus in the [speech] Against Polyeuktos [mentions it].[2] [The] Aigeion is a hero-shrine of Aigeus in Athens.
Greek Original:
*ai)gei=on: to\ tou= *ai)ge/ws mantei=on. *dei/narxos e)n tw=| kata\ *polueu/ktou. *ai)gei=o/n e)stin *ai)ge/ws h(rw=|on e)n *)aqh/nais.
From Harpokration s.v.
On Aigeus see already alphaiota 32 (and generally OCD(4) p.16).
[1] Harpokration uses a more plausible term, "hero-shrine" [heroon] - which indeed appears here too, in the final sentence.
[2] Dinarchus fr. III.2 Conomis.
Keywords: architecture; definition; geography; mythology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 October 2000@08:46:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 3 September 2002@13:59:59.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@03:30:22.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 July 2011@05:51:08.
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