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(Ἀγχιάλη; Anchiálē).

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[1] Cretan nymph

Cretan nymph, mother of the Idaan  Daktyloi Tities and Cyllenus (birth myth in Apoll. Rhod. 1,1129-31) and, as lover of Apollo, mother of Oaxes also, the founder of the Cretan city of Oaxus (Serv. ecl. 1,65).

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[2] (Anchialos) City on the western coast of Pontus

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), Burian, Jan (Prague), Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg) and Hild, Friedrich (Vienna), “Anchiale”, 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 27 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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