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Headword: Πύραμος
Adler number: pi,3191
Translated headword: Pyramos, Pyramus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a place.[1]
Also the river of Cilicia, "a stade in width".[2]
Greek Original:
Πύραμος: ὄνομα τόπου. καὶ ὁ ποταμὸς Κιλικίας, οὗ τὸ εὖρος στάδιον.
Notes:
[1] Unattested as a toponym, apart from the river-name about to be mentioned. However [NF], nearby Mallos/Magarsos was later called Antiocheia-ad-Pyramum and Mopsuestia similarly called Seleukeia-pros-to Pyramou. Either could be meant.
[2] Xenophon, Anabasis 1.4.1 (text at web address 1); again at phi 113. (A stade was 600 feet.)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2001@06:06:03.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 31 October 2001@00:22:12.
Nicholas Fincher (augmented note) on 17 July 2003@05:11:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2003@07:51:32.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@09:08:12.

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