Brill’s New Pauly

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[1] Island and city in the Cyclades

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(Νάξος, Náxos, Latin Naxus).

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A. Geography

City and island of the same name, the latter, with an area of just 420 km2, the largest of the Cyclades. A significant topographical  characteristic is a chain of mountains dividing the island fr…

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Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Falco, Giulia (Athens), “Naxos”, 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 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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