Magalia, magaria, mapalia (Verg., Aen. IV 259)

Donatella Lippi

Abstract


In order to a complete commentary of this Vergilian word, magaria (of which magalia is just a phonetic variant) can be compared with Phoenician mgr, ‘temporary dwelling’, and map(p)alia with mph, ‘piece of cloth’.

Keywords


Vergil; Latin lexicology; Phoenician language

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-19062



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