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Headword: Μελίβοιαν
Adler number: mu,501
Translated headword: Meliboia, Meliboea
Vetting Status: high
The city of Olizon.
Greek Original:
Μελίβοιαν: τὴν Ὀλιζῶνα πόλιν.
This entry converts into a headword-plus-gloss (in the accusative case) what is actually -- in Homer, Iliad 2.717 (web address 1) -- two places: Philoctetes (phi 383) commands the men from 'Meloboia and rugged Olizon'. For the latter cf. omicron 167.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 October 2003@11:36:07.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 13 October 2003@20:44:29.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 14 October 2003@03:01:42.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 11 July 2008@05:32:37.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2013@04:58:02.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 May 2013@17:28:41.


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