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Subject: Re: About Cassiopeia
Author: Damis   (guest, 213.16.201.89)
Date: October 18, 2005 at 7:12:49 AM
Reply to: About Cassiopeia by James
In ancient Greek 'Kassia' was the name of a spicy herb.
The word 'ops', 'opos', (first 'o' is an Omega, second an Omicron- ùø, ùðïò, means 'eye', or 'face'. The closest translation of the name Cassiopeia in our days would be 'spicy eyes', or 'hot eyes'. (See also Eur-opa, 'wide eyes', etc.)
Other Greek names starting with the prefix Cass- (Kass-) in ancient Greek:
Kassalia
Kassandra
Kassandriane
Kassandrides
Kassandros
Kassia
Kassianos
Kassias
Kassios
Kassis
Kassiotas
Kasstor
Kasstoridas
Kasso

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