Ἀνθεστηριών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Ἀνθεστήρῐᾰ (Anthestḗria), an Attic and Ionian festival held around this time in honor of Dionysus, the dead, and the coming spring, named for the flowers used to decorate homes, drinking vessels, and children.

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Ἀνθεστηρῐών (Anthestēriṓnm (genitive Ἀνθεστηρῐῶνος); third declension

  1. Anthesterion: the eighth month of the Attic calendar, corresponding to the lunar term around February and March.

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