Φιλαδέλφεια

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Φιλαδέλφος (Philadélphos) "brotherly love," a surname given to Attalus II Philadelphus by his brother because of his loyalty, from φιλέω (philéō) "I love" and ἀδελφός (adelphós) "brother."

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Φιλαδέλφεια (Philadélpheia) (genitive Φιλαδελφείας) f, first declension

  1. Philadelphia, the name of a number of Ancient cities.
  2. The name of a festival given in honour of Ptolemy II Philadelphus.

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