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Nedu'sia

*Nedousi/a), a surname of Athena, under which she had a sanctuary on the river Nedon (from which she derived the name), and another at Poieessa in the island of Cos. The latter was said to have been founded by Nestor on his return from Troy, and to have derived its name from Nedon, a place in Laconia. (Strab. viii. p.360, x. p. 487; Steph. Byz. s. v. Νέδων.)

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