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Amphinomus
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[1] Amphinomus and Anapias Pious pair of brothers from Catana

(Ἀμφίνομος and Ἀναπίας, Ἄναπις; Amphínomos and Anapías/Ánapis). Pious pair of brothers from Catana, who during a volcanic eruption of Etna carried their parents from the flames; the lava stream divided in a miraculous manner before them. They were still cultically venerated in the imperial period (Paus. 10,28,4); their statutes stood at the place of this rescue, the ‘Place of the Pious’, eusebōn ch…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and Antoni, Silke (Kiel), “Amphinomus”, 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 01 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12219270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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