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Headword: *sou/sioi
Adler number: sigma,802
Translated headword: Sousioi, Sousians, Susians
Vetting Status: high
Name of a people.[1] "Having burned the corpse, the Sousians conveyed the bones to his father Tithonos."[2]
Greek Original:
*sou/sioi: o)/noma e)/qnous. to\n nekro\n kau/santes oi( *sou/sioi ta\ o)sta= komi/zousi tw=| patri\ *tiqwnw=|.
[1] Those of S(o)usa (cf. under epsilon 3682, iota 545, upsilon 306), in Persia.
[2] Quotation attributed by Adler to Nicolaus of Damascus; the ultimate source seems to be Ctesias (see Favuzzi [cited under alpha 2798] 43). For Tithonos see tau 578. His son (by Eos) was Memnon [Author, Myth], killed by Achilles; and, according to Strabo 15.3.2, Susa was founded by Tithonos.
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 September 2010@06:42:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 September 2010@00:16:08.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 27 September 2010@03:05:11.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified n.2) on 11 March 2011@05:38:14.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2011@11:02:22.


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