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Title: Sur quelques noms théophores à Istros (Istrodôros, Iètrodôros, Achillodôros)
Author(s): DANA, Dan , DANA, Madalina
Journal: Ancient West & East
Volume: 8    Date: 2009   
Pages: 235-241
DOI: 10.2143/AWE.8.0.2045845

Abstract :
The paper concerns several Greek names of the Milesian colony of Istros: Istrodoros, an epichoric name in the city bearing the name of the river; Ietrodoros, a theophoric name relating to the Ionian god Apollo Ietros; finally, Achillodoros, a name reflecting the popularity of the cult of Achilles in the north-western part of the Black Sea. Local identity, Ionian heritage and cults are all manifest.

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