(Νέδων; Nédōn).The largest river in Messenia after the Pamisus; it rises on Mt. Taygetus and, following a south-westerly direction, it traverses Denthaliatis (Denthalii) with its numerous wellsprings (cf. Tac. Ann. 4,43; Steph. Byz. s.v. Δενθάλιοι), then flows into the Messenian bay at Pherae (Str. 8,3,29; 4,4; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ν.).
Philippson/Kirsten 3, 406.
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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart),
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 24 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e818940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510