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Headword: Κρεσφόντης
Adler number: kappa,2377
Translated headword: Kresphontes, Cresphontes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name. He was a scoundrel. For he put a moist lump of earth into the water-pot, when lots were being cast for Messenia. See under 'runaway lot'[delta 1504].
Greek Original:
Κρεσφόντης: ὄνομα κύριον. ἦν δὲ πανοῦργος. καὶ γὰρ βῶλον ὑγρὰν εἰς τὴν ὑδρίαν ἐνέβαλε, κληρουμένων περὶ Μεσσήνης. καὶ ζήτει ἐν τῷ δραπέτης κλῆρος.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; ethics; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2007@08:30:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 December 2007@01:11:51.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 July 2011@06:07:12.

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