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(Νάπη/Nápē, ‘wooded gorge, valley’).

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[1] Settlement on Lesbos

Settlement on Lesbos, in the territory of Methymna, with a temple of Apollo Napaios (Str. 9,4,5; Steph. Byz. s.v. N.). N. cannot be precisely located. The temple, however, may have been the cultic site to the west of the modern village of Napi in the district of Klopedi.


H.-G. Buchholz, Methymna: Archäologische Beiträge zur Geschichte und Topograp…

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart) and Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Nape”, 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 27 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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