Ἴλιον

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Etymology[edit]

Of Anatolian origin. Compare Hittite [script needed] ‎(Wi-lu-ša, Wilusa), usually identified with Troy.

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Ῑ̓́λιον ‎(Ī́lionn ‎(genitive Ἰλίου); second declension

  1. Ilium; Troy; Truvas, Turkey

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References[edit]

  • p. 1,013 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume I, page 588