Call Me Ishmael, or call me Maybe, Lydia works too, because that’s my name.
Lydia (Greek: Λυδία), was a kingdom in Ancient Greece, which was located in what is modern-day Turkey during at least one of the Trojan Wars. In Lydia, the Lydians spoke Lydian. The kingdom of Lydia had its own Gods: Artimus, Bacchus, and Hipta to name a few. The name means “woman from Lydia.”
Not to be confused with:
Lydia in the Bible, regarded as the first documented convert to Christianity in Europe. This Lydia is a designated Saint. She was a reputable business woman who sold purple cloth.
Not to be confused with: Me~ This link will lead you to the post I wrote the first time I responded to this prompt: What’s In A Name~ https://alotfromlydia.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/whats-in-a-name/
But may be confused with: The second time I responded to this prompt: Me By Any Other Name~ https://alotfromlydia.wordpress.com/2015/12/08/me-by-any-other-name/
The Daily Post, February 8, 2016, Daily Prompt: Say Your Name~ Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself?<a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/say-your-name/”>Say Your Name</a>