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Headword: Μύρα
Adler number: mu,1431
Translated headword: Myra
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A place in the eparchy of the Lycians.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "of Myrean fellows,"[2] [meaning] of those from Myra in Lycia.
Greek Original:
Μύρα: τόπος τῆς Λυκίων ἐπαρχίας. καὶ Μυρέων ἀνθρώπων, τῶν ἀπὸ Μύρων τῶν Λυκίων.
Notes:
[1] cf. generally Strabo 14.3.7; Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. The present reference to an 'eparchy' (= provincia) relates specifically to its status in the Roman Empire. St. Nicholas (nu 392) was bishop of Myra.
[2] Evidently quoted from somewhere (unidentifiable).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; history; law; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 August 2003@01:10:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 August 2003@03:09:06.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2013@06:25:35.

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