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Headword: Ὀρέστειον
Adler number: omicron,536
Translated headword: Oresteion, Orestium
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.
Greek Original:
Ὀρέστειον: ὄνομα τόπου.
In Arcadia: Pausanias 5.3.2.
But perhaps [NF] also be a muddled reference to Orestis/Oresteia/Orestia, the upland canton of Makedonia SE of Lake Ochrid, especially as it is ‘topos’ not ‘polis’ (although maybe ‘chora’ would have made this more certain). Alternatively, the capital of this region, Argos [Myth, Place] Orestikon.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 September 2002@10:26:49.
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Catharine Roth on 29 September 2002@23:54:18.
Nicholas Fincher (Added note) on 17 July 2003@04:00:48.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2003@07:00:27.
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