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Menthe (μένθη)

J. Robert Sallares

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198606413
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199567386
Menthe (μένθη)

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i.e. spearmint or green mint (Mentha viridis). Strabo, 8. 3. 14 (cf. Ovid Metamorphoses 10. 729–30), states that

Reference Entry.  78 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies

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