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Headword: Νικηφόριον
Adler number: nu,388
Translated headword: Nikephorion, Nicephorium
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
This, they say, is what Constantia near Edessa used to be called.
Greek Original:
Νικηφόριον: οὕτω, φασίν, ἐκαλεῖτο ἡ περὶ Ἔδεσσαν Κωνστάντεια.
Notes:
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. (with Constantina in place of Constantia). Also known as Kallinikon/Callinicum and Leontopolis.
For the location (in present-day Syria) see Barrington Atlas Map 68 Grid G2.
For Edes(s)a see epsilon 207.
Keywords: chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 September 2003@04:57:03.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added keyword, set status) on 28 September 2003@15:15:07.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 9 July 2009@10:26:04.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@06:57:51.

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