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Headword: Θυάτειρα
Adler number: theta,530
Translated headword: Thyateira
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Name of a place.[1] Also [sc. attested is] Thyateirene, a man from the same place.
Dioskorios of Myra, a grammarian, was prefect of the city and praetorian prefect, tutor to the daughters of the emperor Leon in Byzantium.[2]
Greek Original:
Θυάτειρα: ὄνομα τόπου. καὶ Θυατειρηνός, ὁ ἀπὸ τοῦ αὐτοῦ τόπου. ὅτι Διοσκόριος Μυραῖος, γραμματικός, ὕπαρχος ἦν πόλεως καὶ πραιτωρίων, ὁ διδάξας τὰς θυγατέρας Λέοντος τοῦ βασιλέως ἐν Βυζαντίῳ.
Notes:
[1] The ancient city of Thyateira was located approximately 80 km NE of Smyrna (Izmir) and lies mostly under the current city of Akhisar; Barrington Atlas Map 56 Grid F4.
[2] Quoted here -- for reasons which are not clear (perhaps merely the similarity of sound between Θυάτειρα and θυγατέρα ) -- from delta 1208.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; geography; military affairs; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 7 February 2004@08:08:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes; augmented keywords) on 7 February 2004@09:10:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 11 November 2005@05:58:00.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 August 2011@04:22:53.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 19 December 2018@00:07:20.

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