Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Melas” in book 9, chapter 38 of Pausanias, Description of Greece:
...yself seen this image thus fastened. They also sacrifice every year to Actaeon as to a hero. Seven stades from Orchomenus is a temple of Heracles with a small image. Here is the source of the river Melas （black）, one of the streams running into the Cephisian Lake. The lake at all times covers the greater part of the Orchomenian territory, but in the winter season, after the south-west wind has genera...
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