Pytho

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πῡθώ (Pūthṓ, (the city of) Pytho).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pȳthō f (genitive Pȳthūs); third declension

  1. (historical) The city of Pytho.
    • Albius Tibullus, 'Albii Tibulli elegiae', lib. 2, cap. 3, num. 27; in: Catullus[,] Tibullus and Pervigilium Veneris, 1921, page 262f. with a translation into English by J. P. Postgate:
      Delos ubi nunc, Phoebe, tua est, ubi Delphica Pytho?
      Where, Phoebus, is thy Delos now, and where thy Delphian Pytho ?

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, Greek type

Number Singular
nominative Pȳthō
genitive Pȳthūs
dative Pȳthō
accusative Pȳthō
Pȳthōn
ablative Pȳthō
vocative Pȳthō

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References[edit]

  • Pytho in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Pytho in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1284
  • Lucanus, de bello civili, lib. 5, num. 134; in: Lucanus. Bellum civile. Der Bürgerkrieg. Herausgegeben und übersetzt von Wilhelm Ehlers., 2nd edition, 1978, page 198f. (has "Python")
  • Lucanus, de bello civili, lib. 5, num. 134; in: Lucan with an English translation by J. D. Duff; The Civil War Books I–X (Phrasalia), 1962, page 248f. (has "Python")