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Phrygian Glosses in Pseudo-Plutarch's Work De Fluviis
Phrygian Glosses in Pseudo-Plutarch's Work De Fluviis The aim of my study is to discuss three Phrygian glosses attested in Pseudo-Plutarch's work Περιπoταμων and explain them from the etymological
Laconian βοῦα 'Band of Boys' as a collective noun
In his lexicon, Hesychius of Alexandria gives the following Laconian gloss: βοῦα·ἀγέλη παίδων. (“boũa: a band of young boys. Laconians”). This term is confirmed by epigraphical data from Sparta, see
Epimenides' tale of the birth of Zeus
It is suggested that Epimenides of Crete, a well-known Greek prophet, poet and politician (7th– 6th century BC), placed Zeus’ birthplace near the Cretan city of Arcadia (now Arkalochori).
Considerations on the Cretan river Κυμαιος
Antyczna nazwa wodna Κυμαῖος, poświadczona na dwoch inskrypcjach opisujących granice pomiedzy kretenskimi miastami-panstwami Hierapytną i Lato, określala okresowy ciek wodny noszący w dobie
A newly identified Cretan gloss (βάριον)
The author explains the Hesychian gloss βάριον· πρόβατον. καὶ τὸ βαρύ. καὶ τὸ βράδιον from the philological and etymological point of view. The final part of the gloss (or possibly even the whole
Two Indo-European Verbal Roots Denoting ‘To Pick, Gather, Collect’
There are two verbal roots *sle ĝ - (not *le ĝ - ) and *les- denoting ‘to pick, gather, collect’ in the Indo-European languages. The former root is attested in the central group of the Indo-European
The Sea-Leopard and the Oxyrrhynchus Shark (Ael. NA 11, 24)
The paper analyzes Ch. 24 of the 11th book of Aelian’s De natura animalium devoted to the so-called sea-leopard (πάρδαλις) and the oxyrrhynchus fish, both living in the Red Sea. Aelian compares the