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Headword: Πυδναίους
Adler number: pi,3116
Translated headword: Pydnaians
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a people.
Greek Original:
Πυδναίους: ὄνομα ἔθνους.
Notes:
That of the citizens of Pydna, a city on the NE coast of Balkan Greece; Barrington Atlas map 50 grid C4. (Particularly famous as the site of the battle, in 168 BCE, which saw the Roman take-over of the Macedonian monarchy: see generally OCD4 s.v.)
For Pydna/Pydnaians in the Suda cf. tau 566.
In the present entry the name is in the accusative case and so evidently quoted from somewhere, e.g. Theopompus FGrH 115 F30a; alternatively, extracted from tau 566.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2001@03:09:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2004@18:59:31.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 19 September 2004@05:27:28.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 17 May 2011@07:49:43.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 26 July 2011@08:23:06.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2014@07:23:02.

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