(Ἄβαντες; Ábantes). A. is the name given even by Homer (Il. 2,536 ff.; 4,464) to the inhabitants of the island of Euboea, also known as Abantis (Str. 10,1,3; Paus. 5,22,3). In historical times, the name A. only survives in the phyle Abantis of the town of Chalcis (CIL XII 9,946).
E. Meyer, s. v. A., in: LdA 1,61.
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Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen),
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 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e100190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510