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Headword: Ἐρύμανθος
Adler number: epsilon,3104
Translated headword: Erymanthos, Erymanthus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a mountain.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] 'Erymanthian boar'; the Dryopes were a lawless people from the region of Delphi, whom Heracles resettled, for at the time when he was fetching the Erymanthian boar, he sought food from them, but they did not give him any.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐρύμανθος: ὄνομα ὄρους. καὶ Ἐρυμάνθιος κάπρος: Δρύοπες ἔθνος περὶ τὴν Πυθῶνα ἄδικον, ὃ Ἡρακλῆς μετῴκισεν, ὅτε γὰρ τὸν Ἐρυμάνθιον κάπρον ἔφερεν, ἐζήτει αὐτοὺς τροφήν, οἱ δὲ οὐκ ἔδωκαν.
Notes:
[1] (Similarly in other lexica.) In the NW Peloponnese, Greece.
[2] From delta 1546, q.v. for background; see also kappa 349.
Keywords: definition; ethics; food; geography; mythology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2003@07:42:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (typo) on 10 July 2003@19:11:59.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 11 July 2003@03:43:12.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 31 July 2011@04:37:35.
David Whitehead on 15 February 2016@03:06:39.

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