Colonus
(100 words)

[German version]

(Κολωνός; Kolōnós, ‘hill’). Attic asty deme of the Aegeis phyle, installed two bouleutaí, according to [4] by the C. [2]. Demotikon ἐκ Κολωνοῦ [6. 7330].  Sophocles came from C. and attests a cult of the eponymous hero C. (Soph. OC 54f., 888f.) [6. 208, 211].

 Athens;  Colonae

Bibliography

1 J.M. Camp, Die Agora von Athen, 1989

2 Chr. Habicht, Athen, 1995, 151

3 E. Honigmann, s.v. Kolonos (2), RE 11, 1113f.

4 D.M. Lewis, The Deme of Kolonos, in: ABSA 50, 1955, 12-17

5 Travlos, Athen, 79

6 Whitehead, Index s.v. Kolonos

Traill, Attica, 40, 68, 11…

Cite this page
Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Colonus”, 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 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e618620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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