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Headword: Αἰφηρητιάδης
Adler number: alphaiota,383
Translated headword: Aipheretiades
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A patronymic.
Greek Original:
Αἰφηρητιάδης: πατρωνυμικόν.
Note:
Yes and no. Homer, Iliad 2.763-4 introduces the horseman Eumelos; as the son of Admetos of Pherai (alpha 492) he is there called Pheretiades. He reappears in 23.376 in the phrase ἁι Φηρητιάδαο ποδώκεες... ἵπποι , 'the swift-footed mares of Pheretiades', and the present entry attaches that definite article to the beginning of the name.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 September 2002@10:26:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 29 September 2002@16:17:44.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 26 July 2003@10:32:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 17 May 2012@09:15:21.

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