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GOLGI

Eth. GOLGI (Γολγοί: Eth.Γόλγιος, Eth.Γολγία, Eth. Γολ<*>ηίς, Steph. B. sub voce a town of Cyprus, famous for the worship of Aphrodite (Theocr. 15.100; Lycophr. 589; Catull. 36.15, Nupt. Pel. et Thet. 96), which, according to legend, had existed here even before its introduction at Paphos by Agapenor. (Pausan 8.5.2.) The town is mentioned by Pliny (5.35); but its position is not known. (Engel, Kypros, vol. i. p. 145, vol. ii. p. 81.)

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