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Onchestus
(316 words)

(Ὀγχηστός/Onchēstós).

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[1] Site, mentioned in Homer, of a common Boeotian sanctuary to Poseidon

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Boeotia, Boeotians

Site, already mentioned in Homer (Hom. Il. 2,506; H. Hom. ad Apollinem 229-238; H. Hom. ad Mercurium 185-188), of a common Boeotian sanctuary to Poseidon, whose origins may stretch back as far as the Mycenaean period [3]. …

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Funke, Peter (Münster) and Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Onchestus”, 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 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e831110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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