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Headword: Θούριον
Adler number: theta,419
Translated headword: Thourian, Thurian; bold
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a people.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'bold Ajax', meaning springing, quick, greatest in war.[2]
Greek Original:
Θούριον: ὄνομα ἔθνους. καὶ Θούριος Αἴας, ἀντὶ τοῦ πηδητικός, ταχύς, πολεμικώτατος.
Notes:
[1] Clumsily put. Either a neuter toponym (as at eta 536) or the masculine accusative (or, theoretically, neuter nominative/accusative singular) of Th(o)urios, the ethnikon of Italian Thourioi/Thurii (cf. theta 418). For an instance see under alpha 1138.
[2] From a scholion on Aristophanes, Knights 756 (web address 1), quoting Sophocles, Ajax 212 (web address 2). Cf. theta 420, lambda 441.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; military affairs; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 27 February 2008@22:56:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added links and keyword, set status) on 28 February 2008@00:46:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 February 2008@03:40:10.
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