Ἀθήνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from a lost Pre-Greek language. Neumann suggests a Lydian origin.[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἀθήνη (Athḗnēf (genitive Ᾰ̓θήνης); first declension

  1. Athena
  2. An older name for Athens

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References[edit]

  • Ἀθήνη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἀθήνη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ἀθήνη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «Ἀθήνη» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2017)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,003
  1. ^ Günther Neumann, "Der lydische Name der Athena. Neulesung der lydischen Inschrift Nr. 40" Kadmos 6 (1967).