Once again on the Pella curse tablet

Source document: Graeco-Latina Brunensia. 2016, vol. 21, iss. 2, pp. 311-315
Extent
311-315
  • ISSN
    1803-7402 (print)
    2336-4424 (online)
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Article
Language
English
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Abstract(s)
The Pella curse tablet contains the word ΔΑΓΙΝΑ. This paper proposes to treat it as an etymological cognate of the gloss θήγεια, which we owe to Hesychius. If this is true, we may interpret the Theocritean hapax δαγῦς as a Macedonian loan word.
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