(Ἀζάνες, Ἀζανία; Azánes, Azanía). Tribe and region (of proverbial inhospitableness, cf. Zenob. 2,54; Diogenianus 1,24) between the rivers of Erymanthus and Ladon, at the border of Arcadia with Elis (Str. 8,3,1; 8,1). Paeon was a town of the A. (Hdt. 6,127).
Philippson/Kirsten 3, 1, 1959, 211.
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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart),
“Azanes, Azania”, 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.
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