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Denthalii
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(Δενθάλιοι; Denthálioi). Laconian border region near Messenia on the western slope of the northern Taygetus around the source of the Nedon, with a sanctuary of Artemis Limnatis, contested by Sparta and Messenia and finally granted to Messenia by Tiberius (Steph. Byz. s.v. D.; Tac. Ann. 4,43; Paus. 4,4,2; 31,3). Inscription: IG V 1 p. 260f. no. 1371-1378.

Bibliography

L. Roß, Reisen im Peloponnes, 1841, 1ff.

F. Bölte, s.v. D., RE 3A, 1312, 67ff.

N. Valmin, Études topographiques sur la Messénie ancienne, 19…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Lienau, Cay (Münster), “Denthalii”, 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 24 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e315680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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