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Munichus

Emily Kearns

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics


Published online March 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780199381135 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.013.4284

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Munichus (later Munychus), eponym of *Munichia (1), the acropolis of *Piraeus, where he received refugees from Boeotian *Orchomenus (1) (Diodorus, FGrH 372 F 39) and founded the temple of *Artemis Munichia (Suda, entry under Ἔμβαρος εἶμι). Though he is connected with *Theseus, appearing in the fight against the *Amazons on Beazley, ARV2 1174.

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Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World

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