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(Κλεψύδρα; Klepsýdra).

[German version]

[1] Spring near Messene

Spring from which the well named after Arsinoe, the mother of Asclepius, in the agora in Messene was fed (Paus. 4,31,6; 33,1), possibly corresponds to the village spring in Mavromati or a spring below Ithome peak ( Ithome [1]).


E. Meyer, s.v. Messene, RE Suppl. 15, 142ff.

D. Musti, M. Torelli, Pausania. Guida della Grecia 4, 1991, 252ff.

[German version]

[2] Spring of the A…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Clepsydra”, 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 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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