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Headword: Χύτροι
Adler number: chi,623
Translated headword: Chytroi
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
There is a city in Cyprus, of this name.[1] There is also a particular Athenian festival [called] Chytroi ["Pots"]. The festival used to be celebrated on the thirteenth [day] of [the month] Anthesterion, according to Philochorus.[2]
Greek Original:
Χύτροι: πόλις ἐστὶν ἐν Κύπρῳ, οὕτω καλουμένη. ἔστι δὲ καὶ Ἀττική τις ἑορτὴ Χύτροι. ἤγετο δὲ ἡ ἑορτὴ Ἀνθεστηριῶνος τρίτῃ ἐπὶ δέκα: ὡς Φιλόχορος.
Notes:
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting on the city's mention in Lysias fr. 5 Sauppe (still 5 Carey OCT) and citing Xenagoras FGrH 240 F27 for its location.
[1] See OCD(4) p.317, s.v. Chythri; Barrington Atlas map 72 grid C2.
[2] Philochorus FGrH 328 F84. "Pots" was the third day of the Anthesteria festival; cf. chi 369, chi 370, chi 622.
Keywords: chronology; definition; geography; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 December 2000@08:00:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 September 2002@04:03:54.
William Hutton (added keyword, set status) on 15 July 2003@04:42:53.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 15 July 2003@04:48:38.
David Whitehead (updated and expanded notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 July 2011@08:35:50.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2014@06:37:33.

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