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Cynuria
(460 words)

(Κυνουρία; Kynouría, Κυνοσουρία; Kynossouría).

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[1] Landscape on the Gulf of Argolis

Landscape on the Gulf of Argolis on the north-eastern coast of the Parnon mountains. As a border region between Laconia and Argolis, C. was often the cause of disputes between Sparta and Argos (cf. Str. 1,4,7). The northern part, the Thyreatis, one of the most fertile plains of the Peloponnese, consisted of the valleys of Tanos an…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Cynuria”, 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 28 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e626270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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