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Ἑλλήσ-ποντος , , Hellespont or
A.sea of Helle (daughter of Athamas, who was drowned therein), now the Dardanelles, Il.2.845, Hdt. 4.38, etc.:—sts. taken to include the Propontis, Id.1.57, etc.:—the adjacent country, Th.2.9, etc.: in this sense without Art. in Att. Inscrr., IG12.106.16, al.: said to be used of the Aegean, Str.7 Fr. 58.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.57
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.38
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.845
    • Strabo, Geography, 7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.9
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