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Cerinthus
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(Κήρινθος; Kḗrinthos).

[German version]

[1] Town on the eastern coast of Euboea

Town on the eastern coast of  Euboea (Hom. Il. 2,538; Str. 10,1,3; 5), localized near the modern Mandudion. The origins of C. date back into the Neolithic. In historical times, C. probably belonged to  Histiaea. Inscriptions: IG XII 9, 1184f.

Bibliography

E. Freund, s.v. K., in: Lauffer, Griechenland, 323.

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[2] Jewish-Christian Gnostic

Jewish-Christian  Gnost…

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Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen) and Rist, Josef (Würzburg), “Cerinthus”, 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 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e613080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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