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(Κάρνος; Kárnos).

[German version]

[1] Epithet of Apollo and Zeus

see  Carnea

[German version]

[2] Island on the Acarnanian west coast

Island on the Acarnanian west coast of Alyzeia, identified as the modern Calamus. Documentation: Scyl. 34; Plin. HN 4,53; Artem. in Steph. Byz. s.v. C.


W. M. Murray, The Coastal Sites of Western Akarnania, 1982

Philippson/Kirsten 2, 390-392.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Carnus”, 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 16 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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