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Albunea

Stephen J. Harrison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Classical Literature; Religion in the Ancient World. 138 words.

Albunea, sulphurous spring and stream near *Tibur with a famous waterfall, and its homonymous nymph (cf. Hor. Carm. 1. 7. 12), classed as a *Sibyl by *Varro (Lactant. Div. Inst. 1. 6. 12)...

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Amazons

Ken Dowden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Religion in the Ancient World. 662 words.

Amazons, mythical race of female warriors. The name was popularly understood as ‘breastless’ (maza, ‘breast’) and the story told that they ‘pinched out’ or ‘cauterized’ the right breast so as not to...

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androgyny

Luc Brisson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Religion in the Ancient World. 7912 words.

In the modern use, “bisexuality” refers to sexual object choice, whereas “androgyny” refers to sexual identity. In ancient Greece and Rome, however, these terms sometimes refer to human...

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anthropology and the classics

Helen King.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Religion in the Ancient World; Classical Reception. 705 words.

Anthropology and the classics currently enjoy a fairly good relationship, but one which has never been stable. In the 19th cent. the interest of evolutionary anthropology in a ‘savage’...

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Aulis ,

John Buckler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Religion in the Ancient World. 191 words.

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Bassae

Richard Allan Tomlinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Religion in the Ancient World. 293 words.

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Baubo

Nicholas J. Richardson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Religion in the Ancient World. 180 words.

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Brauron

Robin Osborne.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Religion in the Ancient World. 415 words.

Brauron, site of a sanctuary of *Artemis on the east coast of *Attica at the mouth of the river Erasinos. It is included in *Philochorus' list of twelve townships united by *Theseus (FGrH 328 F 94)....

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Calymnos

Ellen E. Rice.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Religion in the Ancient World. 268 words.

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changing landscapes, natural causes of

John Bintliff.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Religion in the Ancient World; History of Science and Technology. 2614 words.

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