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(Μυόννησος; Myónnēsos). Small island shaped like a mouse (μῦς/mŷs Greek = ‘mouse’, hence the name) in the Diaulos Oreon (straits between Euboea and the coast of Achaea Phthiotis), south west of Antron, modern Agios Nikolaos (Str. 9,5,14).


F. Stählin, Das hellenistische Thessalien, 1924, 182 

Id., s.v. M. (1), RE 16, 1080.

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Külzer, Andreas (Vienna), “Myonnesus”, 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 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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