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*Sai=tis), a surname of Athena, under which she had a sanctuary on Mount Pontinus, near Lerna in Argolis. (Paus. 2.36 in fin. ; comp. Hdt. 2.175; Tzetz. ad Lycoph. 111.) The name was traced by the Greeks to the Egyptians, among whom Athena was said to have been called Sais.


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.175
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.36
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