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Headword: Ναίεθος
Adler number: nu,93
Translated headword: Naiethos, Neaithos, Neaethus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a river.[1]
[...] into [three or four illegible words] Nauaithos, which Lykophron mentions;[2] named after the fact that a ship was set alight there by women prisoners, angry with their masters.
Greek Original:
Ναίεθος: ὄνομα ποταμοῦ. εἰς [....] Ναύαιθος, οὗ μέμνηται Λυκόφρων κληθέντα παρὰ τὸ ναῦς ἐκεῖ εἰς αὐτὸν καυθῆναι ὑπὸ γυναικῶν αἰχμαλώτων χόλῳ τῶν αὐτῶν δεσποτῶν.
Notes:
[1] North of Kroton (kappa 2481, kappa 2482), in the "sole" of Italy.
[2] Lykophron, Alexandra 921. For this material cf. the scholia thereto, and Etymologicum Magnum 598.38-45.
Keywords: aetiology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; poetry; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2008@07:27:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule, status) on 31 August 2008@17:29:46.
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