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Headword: Λαιστρυγόνος
Adler number: lambda,204
Translated headword: Laistrygon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a city.
Greek Original:
Λαιστρυγόνος: ὄνομα πόλεως.
Notes:
Here in the genitive case, Λαιστρυγόνος . However, this is evidently quoted from Homer, Odyssey 10.106 and/or 199, where we see what this genitive really is: 'daughter of Antiphates the Laistrygon'. (Adler's note suggests, following Cohn, that -- as in ps.-Zonaras -- the present headword should actually be Laitrina, in Elis.)
cf. generally lambda 203 and the note there.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 July 2001@06:40:33.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Set status) on 29 October 2003@18:04:15.
David Whitehead (modified headword; augmented note and keywords) on 30 October 2003@10:33:22.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@06:21:01.

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