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(Ἀζηνιά; Azēniá). Attic  paralia (?) deme belonging to the phyle of Hippothontis, which had its geographical centre in the Thriasion Pedion and in the area around  Eleusis. Str. 9,1,21 mentions Ἀζηνεῖς as being between Sunium and Anaphlystus, which is, however, to be emended to Ἀτηνεῖς ( Atene) [1.50f.; 3.14450]. The same mistake appears in IG II2 1706 Z. 73 [2. 83]. A location south of Kokkini [3. 13740] is questioned by [1. 50f.]. The Azenieis made dedications to Eleusis (IG II2 3492), and the demos of Eleusis worships an Azenieus (IG II2 3517; 3904),  Carneades beca…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Azenia”, 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 12 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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