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Nemea
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(Νεμέα; Neméa).

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[1] Nymph after whom Nemea [2,3] was named

Nymph, after whom N. [2,3] was named, daughter of the river god Asopus and Metope (Paus. 2,15,3; schol. Pind. Ol. 6,144 Dr.) or of Zeus and Selene (hypothesis c on Pind. Nem.); mother of Opheltes (Aesch. TrGF 3 F *149a).

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[2] Name of a river, a basin and a sacred grove

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Decker, Wolfgang (Cologne), “Nemea”, 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 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e819580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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