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Headword: Ὀργάς
Adler number: omicron,505
Translated headword: orgas
Vetting Status: high
This is the name for bushy, mountainous and uncultivated locales. Hence the name of the Megarian orgas, being a place of this kind.
Greek Original:
Ὀργάς: τὰ λοχμώδη καὶ ὀρεινὰ χωρία καὶ οὐκ ἐπεργαζόμενα οὕτως καλεῖται. ὅθεν καὶ ἡ Μεγαρικὴ ὀργὰς προσωνομάσθη, τοιαύτη τις οὖσα.
An abridgement of Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
See also alpha 2490, omicron 504.
Keywords: botany; definition; geography; history; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@06:44:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 13 August 2002@05:23:25.
Catharine Roth on 13 August 2002@11:59:34.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 13 July 2011@05:50:03.


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