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Headword: *pitqei/dhs
Adler number: pi,1664
Translated headword: Pittheides
Vetting Status: high
A patronymic.[1] Also [sc. attested is] *pitqh=os ["of Pittheus"].[2]
Greek Original:
*pitqei/dhs: patrwnumiko/n. kai\ *pitqh=os.
[1] i.e. son of Pittheus. Attested only here. (King Pittheus of Troizen was known for his daughter Aithra -- see next note -- rather than any sons.)
[2] Used of Aithra, mother of Theseus, in a much-quoted line of Homer (Iliad 3.144).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; poetry; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 March 2006@09:48:26.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (add. keywords, set status) on 10 March 2006@12:02:41.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 13 March 2006@05:16:53.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 15 April 2010@09:24:05.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 October 2011@08:28:57.


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