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Headword: Γῆ
Adler number: gamma,224
Translated headword: earth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Since the earth is a seat of every city because she supports the cities, her image is that of a tower-bearer.
Greek Original:
Γῆ: ἐπεὶ ἕδρα πάσης πόλεώς ἐστιν ἡ γῆ ὡς βαστάζουσα τὰς πόλεις, πλάττεται πυργοφόρος.
Note:
Quoted from delta 426, on the etymology of the name Demeter.
Keywords: art history; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 July 2002@16:28:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords) on 9 July 2002@02:57:56.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2012@04:42:53.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 8 September 2012@12:36:37.
Catharine Roth (keywords) on 29 March 2016@22:14:45.

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