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(Ἐρέτρια; Erétria).

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[1] City on Euboea

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City on Euboea

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A. Location

E. lies on the SW coast of  Euboea, at a distance of c. 20 km from the main town of Chalcis, across from Oropus on the mainland. First mentioned by Hom. Il. 2,536 (for …

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Ducrey, Pierre (Lausanne) and Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Eretria”, 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 04 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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