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Headword: Νυμφίος
Adler number: nu,596
Translated headword: Nymphios, Nymphius
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a river.[1]
The Pisidian [writes]: "and having passed beyond the mighty Nymphios, which by flowing into the streams of Tigris is deprived of the name Nymphios".[2]
Greek Original:
Νυμφίος: ὄνομα ποταμοῦ. Πισίδης: καὶ τὸν μέγιστον ἐκπεράσας Νυμφίον, ὅστις Τίγριδος ταῖς ῥοαῖς ἐπιρρέων ἀποστερεῖται τοῦ καλεῖσθαι Νυμφίος.
Notes:
[1] a.k.a. Parthenias. In Armenia; Barrington Atlas map 89 grid D3.
[2] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 3 fr.15. For Tigris see under tau 559.
Keywords: definition; geography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 October 2005@05:28:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 October 2005@11:45:33.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 21 October 2005@02:57:58.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@05:42:05.
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