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Headword: Ψυταλίων
Adler number: psi,156
Translated headword: Psytaleia, Psyttaleia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Ψυταλίων.
Note:
Though grammatically opaque, this unglossed headword Ψυταλίων must surely be connected with the small island of Psyt(t)aleia which lies between Attica and Salamis, and was immortalised in the events of 480 BCE: see Herodotus 8.76 & 95; Plutarch, Aristides 9; Pausanias 1.36.2. (In Stephanus of Byzantium the Psyttaleia entry likewise comes immediately after the one for Psyra, here psi 155.)
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 January 2006@06:15:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 January 2006@22:13:51.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 2 January 2006@03:46:47.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2011@07:00:12.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2013@09:44:30.

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