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Headword: *klewnai/
Adler number: kappa,1732
Translated headword: Kleonai, Cleonae
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place. The lion which Herakles killed lived there.
Greek Original:
*klewnai/: o)/noma to/pou, e)/nqa die/triben o( le/wn, o(\n a)nei=len *(hraklh=s.
Kleonai is in the NE corner of the Peloponnese, a few miles east of Nemea (Barrington Atlas map 58 grid D2): cf. kappa 1734. It was the latter which more usually lent its name to this lion (for which see also kappa 1733).
Keywords: definition; geography; mythology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 July 2001@08:57:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 11 December 2002@11:20:49.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keyword) on 16 October 2003@02:57:57.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 27 July 2011@05:25:54.


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