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Gargaphia
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(Γαργαφία; Gargaphía). Source fountain near  Plataeae, from which the Greek army drew water before the battle in 479 BC until it was filled in by the Persians (Hdt. 9,25,2; 49,2-51,1; 52; Paus. 9,4,3; Plin. HN 4,25); located by [2. 557; 3. 113-115]; regarding G.'s identification as the place where  Actaeon surprised Artemis while bathing [1. 757].

Bibliography

1 F. Bölte, s.v. G. 2), RE 7, 757

2 Müller

3 Pritchett, 1.

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Funke, Peter (Münster), “Gargaphia”, 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 01 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e418990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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