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Headword: Ἑρσηλία
Adler number: epsilon,3085
Translated headword: Herselia, Erselia, Hersilia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.
Greek Original:
Ἑρσηλία: ὄνομα κύριον.
Notes:
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
The name is spelled with eta as the second vowel here in the Suda and in ps.-Zonaras, but more authentically it is Hersilia, a women mentioned in accounts of the Rape of the Sabine Women (Plutarch, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, et al.)
Keywords: biography; definition; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 November 2002@06:56:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 15 November 2002@14:37:10.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified note; more keywords) on 2 June 2011@06:16:21.
David Whitehead on 2 June 2011@06:16:34.
David Whitehead on 29 July 2011@09:05:08.
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