Βούβαστις

Ancient GreekEdit

 
Βούβαστις

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Egyptian pr-bꜣstt, from pr (house) + bꜣstt (Bastet).

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Proper nounEdit

Βούβαστις (Boúbastisf (genitive Βουβάστῐος); third declension

  1. Bubastis (a city in Egypt)
  2. Bastet: a goddess, Isis or her daughter, identified with Artemis by Herodotus
    • Herodotus, 2.137
      Ἡ δὲ Βούβαστις κατὰ Ἑλλάδα γλῶσσάν ἐστι Ἄρτεμις.
      Hē dè Boúbastis katà Helláda glôssán esti Ártemis.
      Bastet is Artemis in the Greek language

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