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Headword: Κρήσιος
Adler number: kappa,2399
Translated headword: Cretan
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Κρήσιος means the same as] Κρητικός .[1]
"It is said that the Carians ruled the sea after Minos the Cretan."[2]
Greek Original:
Κρήσιος: Κρητικός. τοὺς Κᾶρας θαλαττοκρατῆσαι λέγεται μετὰ Μίνω τὸν Κρήσιον.
Notes:
[1] The adjective "Cretan" can be Κρήσιος or, more often, Κρητικός (kappa 2408/kappa 2409/kappa 2410).
[2] Evidently a quotation, but unidentifiable. For Minos as thalassocrat cf. kappa 2403 and mu 1092.
Keywords: biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; military affairs; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 January 2001@23:36:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 25 May 2001@09:02:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 17 March 2013@09:42:36.
Catharine Roth (deleted link, tweaked betacode) on 18 March 2013@14:55:15.

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