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Κάνωβος [α^], (Κάνωπος St.Byz., cf. Scyl.106, Luc.Nav.15, Ath. 7.326a), Canopus in lower Egypt, A.Pr.846, Hdt.2.15, D.C.50.27; name of the star Canopus, Hipparch.1.11.7 (Κάνωπος), Ptol.Alm.8.1 (Κάνωβος), etc.:—hence Κανωπίτης [ι_],
A.of Canopus, αἰγιαλός PSI9.1092.58; also epith. of Sarapis, who had a temple there, Id.Ep.56.1; or Κανωβεύς , Orac. ap. Paus.10.13.8:—Adj. Κανωβικός , ή, όν, στὸμα, i. e. the westernmost mouth of the Nile, Hdt.2.17, 113; “ πύλη ΚανωβικήStr.17.1.10 and 16; Κανωπικά, τά, a kind of cake, Chrysipp.Tyan. ap. Ath.14.647c: Κανωβισμός , luxurious living, Str. 17.1.16.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 846
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.15
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.17
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.13.8
    • Strabo, Geography, 16
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.1.10
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.1.16
    • Lucian, Navigium, 15
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 50.27
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