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ATHE´NAE (Ἀθῆναι). Besides the celebrated city of this name, Stephanus B. (s. v.) mentions eight others, namely in Laconia, Caria, Liguria, Italy, Euboea, Acarnania, Boeotia, and Pontus. Of these three only are known to us from other authorities.


DIADES (Διάδες), a town in Boeotia, near the promontory Cenaeum, founded by the Athenians (Strab. x. p.446), or according to Ephorus, by Dias, a son of Abas. (Steph. B. sub voce


An ancient town of Boeotia, on the river Triton, and near the lake Copais, which, together with the neighbouring town of Eleusis, was destroyed by an inundation. (Strab. ix. p.407; Paus. [p. 1.255]9.24.2; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. ii. pp. 136, 293.)

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