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Headword: Iordanês
Adler number: iota,422
Translated headword: Jordan
Vetting Status: high
The river was named [Jordan] because of the commingling together of two rivers, Jor and Dane.
Greek Original:
Iordanês ho potamos eklêthê dia to summignusthai duo hama potamous, Ior kai Danên.
Attributed by John of Antioch (fr. 19 Roberto) to Plutarch (fr. 187 Sandbach).
For the Jordan cf. iota 421.
Keywords: aetiology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 May 2003@08:04:55.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (set status) on 30 May 2003@07:17:23.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 20 July 2004@03:54:51.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 14 April 2006@11:18:06.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2013@05:42:26.
David Whitehead on 28 January 2015@06:06:37.
David Whitehead on 29 January 2015@09:35:11.


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