Διδώ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Δῑδώ (Dīdṓf (genitive Δῑδοῦς); third declension

  1. Dido (legendary foundress and queen of Carthage)
    • Verg., Aen. 1.229
    • Verg., Aen. 1.446
    • Verg., Aen. 1.496
    • 64 BCE – 24 CE, Strabo, Geography 17.3.15:
      Κτίσμα δ’ ἐστὶ Διδοῦς ἀγαγούσης ἐκ Τύρου λαόν·
      Ktísma d’ estì Didoûs agagoúsēs ek Túrou laón;
    • 125 CE – 200 CE, Lucian, The Dance (Of Pantomime) 46
    • 95 CE – 165 CE, Appian, Punic Wars 1
    • 170 CE – 240 CE, Herodian, History of the Empire from the Death of Marcus 5.6.4
    • Macr., Sat. 5.17.4
    • Macr., AP 16.151
    • Io.Mal., Chron. M.97.265B
    • 1115 – 1195, Eustathius of Thessalonica, in D.P. 195

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (Dido: legendary foundress and queen of Carthage): Ἔλισσᾰ (Élissa)

Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: Dīdō

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