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Headword: Ἤπειρον
Adler number: eta,428
Translated headword: continent
Vetting Status: high
It is a habit of Isocrates[1] to give this name to the land subject to [the] king of the Persians.
Greek Original:
Ἤπειρον: τῷ Ἰσοκράτει σύνηθές ἐστι τὴν ὑπὸ βασιλεῖ τῶν Περσῶν γῆν οὕτω καλεῖν.
Abridged from Harpokration (see also Photius) s.v.; cf. eta 429.
[1] See e.g. Isocrates 5.97 and 103, 6.26 and 73.
Keywords: definition; geography; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 November 2000@05:31:07.
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