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Cynosura
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(Κυνόσουρα; Kynósoura, ‘dog's tail’). Name of several headlands.

[German version]

[1] Promontory on the east coast of the island of Salamis

Promontory on the east coast of the island of Salamis, 4 km long and narrow (Hdt. 8,76,1; 77,1).

Bibliography

Philippson/Kirsten 1, 870.

[German version]

[2] Narrow headland in the north-ea…

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Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen), Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Cynosura”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e626200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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