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Knossos
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(Κνωσός; Knōsós; in later practice the spelling is Κνωσσός/Knōssós; Latin usually Gnosos or Gnosus). City in central Crete, about 5 km south-east of Heraklion on the western bank of the river Caeratus; settlement already took place in the Neol…

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Knossos”, 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_e617550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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