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Pherae
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(Φέραι; Phérai). City east of Thessalian Pelasgiotis (Thessalians) at a place that was continually settled from the Neolithic period onwards because of its favourable position on the south-western bank of the Boebe and on the abundant spring, of Hypereia (Plin. HN 4,20). The oldest known sanctuary of P. to date, dedicated to the principal goddess, Artemis Enodia, dates from the end of the Geomet…

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), “Pherae”, 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 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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