Cicones

English translation: Ciconian

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French term or phrase:Cicone
English translation:Ciconian

06:39 Dec 11, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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French term or phrase: Cicones
Another one for classicists : how do we refer to this people is English?
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Ciconians
Explanation:
In Greek mythology, they are known as "Ciconians" (or Cicones), inhabitants of the city of Ismarus, in the southwestern coast of Thrace.
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Andrei Albu
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Thank you. A further websearch confirmed that either of the options you suggested would appear to be used. I have gone for "Ciconians" as it sounds less like the French !
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Andrei Albu
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19 mins
The Cicons


Explanation:
The Cicons


Go to:

//eldred.ne.mediaone.net/cml/au.html

for the Adventures of Ulysses in English
and see Cicons in print :)

HTH



Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 19:54
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 287

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56 mins
Ciconians


Explanation:
In Greek mythology, they are known as "Ciconians" (or Cicones), inhabitants of the city of Ismarus, in the southwestern coast of Thrace.


    Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology (where they are called Ciconians or Cicones), by Carlos Parada
Andrei Albu
Romania
Local time: 20:54
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 42
Grading comment
Thank you. A further websearch confirmed that either of the options you suggested would appear to be used. I have gone for "Ciconians" as it sounds less like the French !

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