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Coccygium
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[German version]

(Κοκκύγιον ὄρος; Kokkýgion ŕos). ‘Cuckoo mountain’, another name for the mountain Thornax, west of  Hermion(e) on the Argolid headland, with sanctuaries of Zeus and Apollo; today's Hagios Elias. References: Paus. 2,36,1f.; schol. Theoc. 15,64.

Bibliography

A. Foley, The Argolid 800-600 B.C., 1988, 184.

Cite this page
Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Coccygium”, 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 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e618090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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