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Headword: Νότιον
Adler number: nu,507
Translated headword: Notion, Notium
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A place lying in front of the city of Kolophon.[1]
But notion [sc. is also] a point of the compass, the one pointing towards the south [notos].[2]
Greek Original:
Νότιον: χωρίον προκείμενον τῆς Κολοφωνίων πόλεως. Νότιον δὲ κλῖμα, τὸ πρὸς νότον κείμενον.
Notes:
[1] On the Ionian coast north of Ephesos (Barrington Atlas map 57 grid F3); site of a sea-battle in 407 BCE. This part of the entry comes from Harpokration s.v., commenting on Lysias fr. 166 Sauppe (now 219 Carey OCT) and citing Theopompus FGrH 115 F118 for the information given.
[2] Thus Notion = Southport.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2000@05:20:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 December 2003@20:00:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 22 December 2003@04:08:25.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded notes) on 12 July 2011@09:45:06.

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