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Neium
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(Νήϊον/Nḗïon). A woody mountain on Ithaca, mentioned only in Hom. Od.1,186 and 3,81 and after that by lexicographers. Even the ancient exegetes of Homer could not identify it (Str. 10,2,11).

Bibliography

A. Heubeck, A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey, vol. 1, 1988, 100, 165.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Neium”, 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 14 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e819110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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