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Headword: Πασίωνος
Adler number: pi,757
Translated headword: Pasion's
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a banker.
Greek Original:
Πασίωνος: ὄνομα τραπεζίτου.
Notes:
Here in the genitive case, perhaps because of the influence of the immediately preceding entry, "Pasinos". In Harpokration (and Photius) s.v. it is nominative.
C4 BCE. Pasion (OCD4 s.v.) was celebrated for having begun his life as a slave and ended it as one of the richest citizens of Athens.
Reference:
J.Trevett, Apollodoros the Son of Pasion (Oxford 1992) chap.1
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 December 2000@10:00:05.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 6 May 2004@01:20:26.
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