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Headword: Ὀρβηλοῖο
Adler number: omicron,501
Translated headword: of Orbelos, of Orbelus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[This word occurs] in the Epigrams: "[Philip slew] the bull that earlier lowed on the ridges of Orbelus."
Greek Original:
Ὀρβηλοῖο: ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: τὸν πάρος Ὀρβηλοῖο μεμυκότα δειράσι ταῦρον.
Notes:
Greek Anthology 6.115.1: see at delta 361 and mu 580.
Orbelos was part of the mountain-chain forming the northern boundary of Macedonia: Strabo 7.10; Barrington Atlas map 51 grid B2.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 July 2006@08:20:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 23 July 2006@17:42:09.
David Whitehead (added geographical note) on 24 July 2006@03:37:08.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2013@05:30:46.

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