Papers of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens — 1.1882-1883

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hesitate to accept this Aeolic genitive in -rj on the strength of the
above evidence. But all doubts will be dissipated by the fresh and
certain evidence of our epitaphs. No. LV. has IIoo-ei8i7r7ros Aioc/W?;;
No. LVI. has Ato^a^s Atocfcdvr] ; No. LVIIL has TifidpOa '~Epa.Toyevr);
No. LXV. has A.vKop.7)8r]<s 'Avaidv^ffjrj.

The corresponding dative and accusative are -y and -rjv.*
Note the fern, patronymic adjectives in -ewx in No. XLIX., 'Ao-lvvw
'AvoSt/ceta ; and in No. LI., 'AAe/a-pa Aapt^eta, corresponding to the
masculine patronymic adjectives ^wyeveios (No. III.) and 'AvoSi/cecfos]
(No. IV). 'AcnWco 'Aj/oStK£ta in XLIX. is one person.

Nos. XLVIII.-LIV.

From Larichos Burial Enclosure in Western Street of Tombs.

Larichos seems to have been a very common name in Aeolic dis-
tricts. Sappho's brother bore that name ; and a Mytilenaean named
Larichos was the father of Erigyos, one of the generals of Alexander
the Great.

XLVIII. —Andesite pedestal, 0.79;//. square in plan. Let-
ters very irregularly cut; alpha bar straight.

aa f 1 x or

a i ka e i A a

'Ai.ka.eiSa

* Meister, Griechische Dialektf, L, p. 154: Entsprechend diesen auch ander-
warts vorkommenden Accusativen auf -r\v, hat sich die ganze nachgewiesene
Flexion der aolischen Eigennamen (-tjj, -771, (-77), -r)v) nach Analogie der
mannlichen a-Stamme (-as, -a, -ai (-a), -av) gebildet.
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