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Parthenium
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[German version]

(Παρθένιον/Parthénion). The lowest part of the Argive-Arcadian border range (elevation up to 1215 m at Hagios Elias) with important roads connecting the Argolid and Arcadia (Arcadians), at elevations from 753 to 900 m, still called Partheni today. Sources: Hdt. 6,105,1ff. [1. 472f.]; Paus. 8,6,4; 54,6f.

Bibliography

1 Jost.

Pritchett 3, 1980, 81-95; 4, 1982, 80-87; 6, 1989, 107-111 

Müller, 820.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Lienau, Cay (Münster), “Parthenium”, 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 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e908810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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