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Headword: *)ecanasta/s
Adler number: epsilon,1539
Translated headword: having emigrated
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having changed residence. "Having emigrated from Athens Thespiades founded Thespia[i] in Boiotia."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ecanasta/s: metoiki/sas. o( de\ *qespia/dhs e)canasta\s e)c *)aqhnw=n *qespi/an e)n *boiwti/a| e)/ktisen.
cf. Pausanias 9.26.6 and Steph.Byz. s.v. Thespeia. (Different meaning in Hesychius omicron1202, where e)canasta\s occurs as a gloss for o)rqoqei/s in Homer, Iliad 2.42. Within the Suda cf. under beta 131, kappa 1885, lambda 688.)
For Thespiai see generally theta 276, theta 277.
[1] Quotation not identifiable with certainty, but Adler suggested Nicolaus of Damascus, and see now Favuzzi (cited under delta 404).
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 March 2006@05:37:02.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (augmented note, set status) on 7 March 2006@11:51:52.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded extra note material) on 8 March 2006@03:32:05.
David Whitehead on 10 September 2012@05:04:29.
David Whitehead on 12 March 2014@06:44:12.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2016@08:59:07.


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