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Erymanthus
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(Ἐρύμανθος; Erýmanthos).

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[1] Mountain ridge in the north west Pelopponese

A mountain range extending up to 2,224 m in height and consisting of several chains stretching north-east to south-west; located in the north-western Peloponnese in the border area between  Elis and  Achaea, the earlier north-western mountain border of  Arcadia. Composed of layers of limestone, it drops away sharply for over 25 km in the north-west towards the…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Lienau, Cay (Münster), “Erymanthus”, 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 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e402100>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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