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(Λίμναι; Límnai).

[German version]

[1] Oldest sanctuary to Dionysus in the municipal area of Athens

Oldest sanctuary to Dionysus ἐν Λίμναις (en Límnais) in the municipal area of Athens south of the Acropolis (Thuc. 2,15,4), now localized in the area of the Makrygianni/Chatzchristou streets [2. 332 fig. 219, 379, 435]…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), “Limnae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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