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Headword: Νινόη
Adler number: nu,416
Translated headword: Ninoe
Vetting Status: high
Aphrodisias in Karia, founded by Pelasgian Leleges; hence its [alternative] name Lelegon polis, on the model of Megale Polis. Then Ninoe, from Ninos. Its ethnikon [is] Ninoete.
Greek Original:
Νινόη: ἡ ἐν Καρίᾳ Ἀφροδισιὰς οἰκισθεῖσα ὑπὸ Πελασγῶν Λελέγων: διὸ καὶ ἐκλήθη Λελέγων πόλις, μετὰ δὲ Μεγάλη πόλις. εἶτα ἀπὸ Νίνου Νινόη. ἐθνικὸν αὐτῆς Νινοήτης.
From Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
For the Leleges see generally lambda 239; for the Pelasgians, pi 934.
On Aphrodisias see generally OCD4 s.v.
Keywords: definition; geography; history; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@11:18:24.
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