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- n. Plural form of eponyme.
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We have a summary of these in a chronological tablet in the British Museum, containing a fragment -- from the end of the reign of Shamash-Bin to that of Tiglath-pileser II -- of a canon of eponymes mentioning the principal events year by year.
But this conjecture is absolutely contradicted by the table of eponymes in the
The practice of eponymes was known also, and followed to some extent among the Teutonic tribes, both in regard to royal races and whole nations.