The Foundation of Mallus

Fr. 38

This aition is only indirectly attested.

 

St. Byz. 430.3 sqq. Meineke s.v. Μαλλός

Μαλλός· πόλις Κιλικίας. Καλλίμαχος Αἰτίων πρώτῳ. ἀπὸ Μάλλου κτίσαντος αὐτήν. ὁ πολίτης Μαλλώτης καὶ θηλυκὸν Μαλλῶτις.

 

Fr. 38 (= 38 Pf.) St. Byz. 430.3 sqq. Meineke s.v. Μαλλός

Mallus: A city in Cilicia. Callimachus (mentions it) in the first book of the Aetia. (Named) after Mallus, who founded it. Male citizen (ethnic) Mallotes, feminine Mallotis

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Susan Stephens, Callimachus: Aetia. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-947822-07-8.http://dcc.dickinson.edu/callimachus-aetia/book-1/foundation-mallus