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Headword: Ποιάντειον πεδίον
Adler number: pi,3072
Translated headword: Poianteian plain, Poiantian son?
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Ποιάντειον πεδίον.
Note:
Otherwise unattested as a geographical term. [NF: if it is one, perhaps an error derived from Oiantheia/Euantheia, the modern Tolofon, Greece.] However, Adler reports that ms. G reads not πεδίον but παιδίον , 'child', so this is very likely one of lexicography's several glosses on Homer, Odyssey 3.190: the son of Poias, i.e. Philoktetes (phi 383).
Keywords: epic; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 April 2003@05:24:35.
Vetted by:
Nicholas Fincher (Added note) on 17 July 2003@05:03:33.
David Whitehead (augmented headword, note, keywords) on 17 July 2003@07:41:13.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 30 November 2011@06:05:10.

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