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Helisson
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(Ἑλισσών; Helissṓn).

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[1] River in Arcadia

River in Arcadia with abundant water at all seasons, tributary of the Alpheius [1], rises on the north-west slope of the Maenalum range, firstly flows south, then, turning west, in a narrow gorge penetrates the central mountains of Arcadia, composed of lime, flows through the Megalopolis Basin and flows out to the west of this into the Alpheius (Paus. 5,7,1…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), Lienau, Cay (Münster) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Helisson”, 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 12 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e506580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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