Pithus
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[German version]

(Πίθος). Attic Mesogeia deme of the Cecropis phyle with three (four or five) bouleutaí, probably in the northeast of Chalandri. There is evidence of Thesmophória in P. (Isaeus 8,19f.). P formed an association with the neighbouring demes of Gargettus and Pallene [3] for the cult of Athena Pallenis.

Bibliography

Traill, Attica, 51, 59, 62, 68, 112 Nr. 115, Tab. 7 

J.S. Traill, Demos and Trittys, 1986, 4, 11, 13f., 21f., 24f., 13534 

Whitehead, Index s.v. P.

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Pithus”, 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 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e926380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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