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Headword: Θών
Adler number: theta,430
Translated headword: Thon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name. And it declines Θῶνος [in the genitive].
Greek Original:
Θών: ὄνομα κύριον. καὶ κλίνεται Θῶνος.
Notes:
An Egyptian. Homer, Odyssey 4.228 (a much-quoted line: web address 1) mentions his wife Polydamna, from whom Helen acquired a soothing drug.
In Herodotus 2.113-115 the name is Thonis.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; medicine; science and technology; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 January 2007@07:52:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 19 January 2007@01:02:26.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 19 January 2007@03:33:05.
David Whitehead on 4 January 2013@07:58:29.

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