（πλυντήρια). A festival at Athens in honour of
Athené, goddess of the city, held in the month Thargelion. It lasted several days,
probably from the 21st to the 25th (A. Mommsen, Heort. 436 foll.). See Callynteria.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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