Oanis
(67 words)

[German version]

(Ὤανις/Ṓanis). Small river on the south coast of Sicily, probably the present-day Rifrascolaro, which flows into the sea to the east of Camarina. The MS tradition for Pind. Ol. 5,11 wavers between Ὤανις/ Ṓanis and Ὤανος/ Ṓanos; cf. the discussion for [1].

Bibliography

1 K. Ziegler, s.v. O., RE 17, 1675-1677

2 E. Manni, Geografia fisica e politica della Sicilia antica, 1981, 118.

Cite this page
Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Oanis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e827400>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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