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Headword: Ψιθυριστὴς Ἑρμῆς
Adler number: psi,100
Translated headword: Whispering Hermes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
There was a certain [cult of] Hermes at Athens which had this name. Also honored at Athens were Whispering Aphrodite and Whispering Eros.[1]
Greek Original:
Ψιθυριστὴς Ἑρμῆς: ἦν τις Ἀθήνησιν Ἑρμῆς οὕτω καλούμενος. ἐτιμᾶτο δὲ Ἀθήνησι καὶ Ψίθυρος Ἀφροδίτη καὶ Ἑρμῆς Ψίθυρος.
Notes:
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., glossing [Demosthenes] 59.39 (web address 1).
See also psi 99.
[1] "Eros", Harpok.; the Suda manuscripts repeat "Hermes".
Reference:
K. Kapparis (ed.), Apollodoros, Against Neaira (Berlin & New York 1999) 246
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; geography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 December 2000@08:58:04.
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