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Cantharus
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(Κάνθαρος; Kántharos. Cp. Kantharos)

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[1] Main harbour of Piraeus

The main harbour of Piraeus (Plut. Phocion 28,3; Aristoph. Pax 145 with schol.; Hesch. s.v. Κάνθαρος; Anecd. Bekk. 1,271,8), otherwise referred to simply as mégas or mégistos limḗn ('large' or 'largest harbour'; Plut. Themistocles 32,4; Paus. 1,1,2; IG II2 1035,45f.) [1. 61f.; 2. 9], modern Kentrikos limen. Named after a…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Michel, Raphael (Basle), Hidber, Thomas (Berne) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Cantharus”, 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 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill150200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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