ἐυστέφανος, only here of a city in H.; in Od. 2.120 it is used of “Μυκήνη” as a heroine, not a town. But it is applied to Thebes in Hes. Theog. 978, Hes. Scut. 80, and to “ἀγυιαί”, Pind. P. ii. 58.It means ‘well crowned with walls’; cf. “κρήδεμνα” 16.100, etc.
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