This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 05/06/2009.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
Stephanus of Byzantium1 furnishes the only two pieces of information that we know about this person: he was native of Cyprian Salamis, and he believed that the name of this Cypriote city was derived from the name of a wind, the κάρβα, w…