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Headword: Νέπετος
Adler number: nu,249
Translated headword: Nepetos, Nepetus, Nepet
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city of Italy. [Mentioned] in Dionysius in the Roman History.[1] The ethnikon is noteworthy;[2] for by a change from t to s [it is] Nepesinos.
Greek Original:
Νέπετος: πόλις Ἰταλίας. παρὰ Διονυσίῳ ἐν Ῥωμαϊκοῖς. τὸ ἐθνικὸν σεσημείωται: Νεπεσῖνος γάρ, τροπῇ τοῦ τ εἰς σ1.
Notes:
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
See Barrington Atlas map 42 grid C4 ('Nepet'); present-day Nepi.
[1] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities book 13.
[2] On the grammarians' term σεσημείωται (also at epsiloniota 132, rho 242, omega 182), literally 'has been noted (sc. as exceptional)', see Eleanor Dickey, Ancient Greek Scholarship (Oxford 2007) 119-120.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 July 2001@04:22:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics; set status) on 6 July 2001@11:54:49.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 25 July 2007@04:47:53.
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