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Caunus
(821 words)

(Καῦνος; Kaûnos).

[German version]

[1] Eponym of the Carian town C. [2]

Eponym of the Carian town C. [2], who gains contours chiefly in connection with his twin sister  Byblis. The myths depict various constellations of their incestuous relationship (Parthenius 11).

Bibliography

S. Jackson, Apollonius of Rhodes: the Cleite and Byblis Suicides, in: SIFC 14, 1997, 48-54.

[German version]

[2] Coastal town in the border areas between C…

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Walde, Christine (Basle) and Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg), “Caunus”, 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e611260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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