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Headword: Θύστιον
Adler number: theta,622
Translated headword: Thystion, Thystium
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city of Aitolia. But some [sc. spell it] Thytion, without the s.
Greek Original:
Θύστιον: πόλις τῆς Αἰτωλίας. τινὲς δὲ Θύτιον, ἄνευ τοῦ σ1.
Note:
A problematic entry. Its immediate source, Harpokration s.v., was generated by Aeschines 3.122, where mention is made of the Thyteion (sic: "Sacrificing-place") at Delphi. Harpokration does, though, proceed directly from citing Aeschines to calling Thystion "a city of Aitolia"; for this Didymus is cited, who in turn is said to have cited Nikandros of Kolophon, Matters Aitolian (FGrH 271-2 F3). Perhaps Aitolian Thesteia (Barrington Atlas map 55 grid A3)?
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2000@08:37:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 August 2003@01:35:22.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 17 August 2003@05:12:34.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 July 2011@09:02:08.

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