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A. Definition (CT)

The name 'Parnassus' (P.) is pre-Greek and designates geographically the multi-peaked mountain range separating northern and central Greece in the region of Phocis; the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, the central oracle of the ancient world, with the springs Castalia and Cassotis, was located on its sou…

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Schröter, Elisabeth, “Parnassus”, 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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