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Aeolis
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[1] Name of a goddess associated with agrarian wealth in the imperial period

Name of a goddess associated with agrarian wealth (karpophóros) in the imperial inscriptions of Lesbos and Aegae; identified with Agrippina I and II (as Θεὰ Αἰολὶς Σεβαστή; Theà Aiolìs Sebastḗ, IG XII suppl. 134). She corresponds to the Αἰοληία θεά (Aiolēía theá) mentioned in Alc. fr. 129 LP, who was worshipped together wi…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Aeolis”, 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 16 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e110410>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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