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Headword: *)en *li/mnais *dionu/sion
Adler number: epsilon,1381
Translated headword: Dionysos-temple in Limnai, Dionysus-temple in Limnae
Vetting Status: high
Limnai/Limnae is a place in Athens, where the [deity] honored [is] Dionysos/Dionysus.
Greek Original:
*)en *li/mnais *dionu/sion: to/pos e)sti\n e)n *)aqh/nais *li/mnai, e)n w(=| o( timw/menos *dio/nusos.
From Harpokration s.v., commenting on Isaeus 8.35.
Wyse ad loc. (p. 614): "[t]he sanctuary of Dionysus in the Marshes is mentioned by Thucydides (2.15) together with other temples as proof that ancient Athens, so far as it exceeded the limits of the Acropolis, lay chiefly to the south of it". See also e.g. [Demosthenes] 59.76.
W. Wyse, The Speeches of Isaeus (Cambridge 1904)
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 November 2000@08:27:53.
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Catharine Roth (added note) on 22 November 2002@00:55:08.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 22 November 2002@03:16:36.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; tweaks) on 7 July 2011@05:31:11.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2011@05:32:05.
David Whitehead (typo) on 28 August 2012@03:57:39.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2016@09:49:13.


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