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The ethnic1 of Botteia2 is spelled with the "i",3 according to Strabo in his Seventh Book. And the city is called4 after Botton the Cretan.5

1 i.e., the name of the tribe which corresponds to the name of the city.

2 "A city in Macedonia" (Etymologicum Magnum, s.v.)

3 i.e., not with the e, as is Βοττεάτης the ethnic of Βόττεα (see Etym. Magn., l.c.), but with the i, as is Βοττιαῖοι.

4 sc. Botteia.

5 The country was called "Bottiaea" (6. 3. 6), "Bottia," and "Bottiaeis," and the inhabitants "Bottiaei" (6. 3. 2). See Pauly-Wissowa, s.v. Βόττια and Βοττική and Meritt, Am. Jour. Arch., 1923, pp. 336 ff.

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