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Μᾰ́δῠτος (Mádutosm (genitive Μᾰδῠ́του); second declension

  1. Madytus; Eceabat, Turkey

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  1. gender assumed
    • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 7.33.1:
      ἔστι δὲ τῆς Χερσονήσου τῆς ἐν Ἑλλησπόντῳ, Σηστοῦ τε πόλιος μεταξὺ καὶ Μαδύτου, ἀκτὴ παχέα
      ésti dè tês Khersonḗsou tês en Hellēspóntōi, Sēstoû te pólios metaxù kaì Madútou, aktḕ pakhéa
      • 1920 translation by A. D. Godley
        On the Chersonese, which is on the Hellespont, between the city of Sestus and Madytus there is a broad headland
    • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 9.120.4:
      ἐπὶ τὸν κολωνὸν τὸν ὑπὲρ Μαδύτου πόλιος
      epì tòn kolōnòn tòn hupèr Madútou pólios
      • 1920 translation by A. D. Godley
        to the hill above the town of Madytus
  2. feminine gender Μάδυτος
    • 64 BCE – 24 CE, Strabo, Geography :
      Σηστὸς μὲν, Λεσβίων ἄποικος, καθὰ καὶ ἡ Μάδυτος, ὠς ὁ γεωγράφος φησί, Χερρονησία πόλις, Ἀβύδου διέχουσα σταδίους λ, ἐκ λιμένος εἰς λιμένα
      Sēstòs mèn, Lesbíōn ápoikos, kathà kaì hē Mádutos, ōs ho geōgráphos phēsí, Kherrhonēsía pólis, Abúdou diékhousa stadíous l, ek liménos eis liména
      • Translation by perseus.uchicago.edu
        Sestus, a colony of the Lesbians, as is also Madytus, as the Geographer says, is a Chersonesian city thirty stadia distant from Abydus, from harbor to harbor

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μάδυτος.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ði.tos/
  • Hyphenation: Μά‧δυ‧τος

Proper nounEdit

Μάδυτος (Mádytosf

  1. Madytus (a town at the eastern tip of Thrace, later Eceabat of Turkey)

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