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(Ἀρέθουσα; Aréthousa).

Frequent name for springs.

[German version]

[1] Spring on Homer's Ithaca

Spring on Homer's  Ithaca, where the swine of  Eumaeus graze (Hom. Od. 13,408; Plut. Mor. 776 E; Steph. Byz. s. v. A.). To identify A. with the spring of Perapigadi on the…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen), Funke, Peter (Münster), Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), “Arethusa”, 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 30 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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