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Helicon
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(Ἑλικών; Helikṓn).

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[1] Mountain range in central Greece

Mountain range in central Greece, dividing the Copais Basin and the upper Cephissos Valley from the Gulf of Corinth (cf. Str. 9,2,25; Paus. 9,28,1-31,7). The western part of the H. belonged to Phocis and the eastern part to Boeotia. The highest elevation is the peak of the Palaiovouno (1,748 m)…

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Freitag, Klaus (Münster), Folkerts, Menso (Munich) and Hurschmann, Rolf (Hamburg), “Helicon”, 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 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e506340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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