Linear C to Greek: sa-la-mi-ni-o-se to se-la-mi-ni-o-se

· Linear C Lexicon

LinC words
sa-la-mi-ni-o-se | se-la-mi-ni-o-se |

Greek words
Σᾰλᾰμῑ́νιος |

sa-la-mi-ni-o-se | Σαλαμῑνιος (Saliminios) | from Salamis, a Salaminian
ICS 392
See alt. se-la-mi-ni-o-se.

se-la-mi-ni-o-se | Σαλαμῑνιος (Saliminios) | from Salamis, a Salaminian
ICS 427
se-la-mi-ni-o-se appears in ancient, digraphic graffiti that is written in both alphabetic and syllabic Greek. The graffiti appears on a temple wall, at Karnak, that is dated to the 29th Egyptian dynasty (399-380 BCE). The alphabetic Greek reads ΣΑΛΑΜΙΝΙΟΣΙ, but Masson [1961:378], likely believing the final vowel to be “dead”, dismisses the final /I/ as a stray mark and transcribes Σαλαμῑνιος, which refers to Salamis, a major port on the east coast of Cyprus. See the treatment of final /se/ in LinC. See alt. sa-la-mi-ni-o-se [ICS 392].

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