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Canathus
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(Κάναθος; Kánathos). The spring in which, according to Argive legend, Hera bathed once a year to restore her virginity (Paus. 2,38,2); probably the large spring in the monastery of Hagia Moni, 2 km east of Nauplia.

Bibliography

J. G. Frazer, Pausanias's Description of Greece 3, 21913, 304f.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Canathus”, 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 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e608040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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