View Message

<  >
Subject: Re: Meaning/Origin of Cyrene
Author: Pavlos   (guest, 194.30.220.164)
Date: February 5, 2002 at 1:58:41 PM
Reply to: Re: Meaning/Origin of Cyrene by Nanaea
Wonderful account of Kyrene! Btw, there was also another gal called Kyrene -- an unvirgin huntress in this case -- who was a famous Corinthian hetaera :)
As for the etymology I am a bit stumped, and can only make wild guesses. The name may be ether related to:
- Kyrebazo :To butt with the horns, like goats or rams do, or
- Kyrema: Windfall

Because this message is archived you cannot respond to it.

Messages in this thread: