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Headword: Νεφθαλῖται
Adler number: nu,277
Translated headword: Nephthalitai
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A powerful people of the east in Josephus.
Greek Original:
Νεφθαλῖται: ἔθνος ἐπικρατῆσαν τῆς ἕω παρὰ Ἰωσήπῳ.
Notes:
Josephus, Jewish Antiquities 5.86 (web address 1), transmitted via Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
Agathias claims them to be a subset of the Huns.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 September 2003@11:16:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 22 September 2003@21:35:01.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 7 June 2013@06:27:32.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 16 June 2013@17:46:22.

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