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κρήν-η , Dor. κράνα IG42(1).121.6 (Epid.), etc.; Aeol. κράννα ib.12(2).103 (Mytil.): :—
A.well, spring, fountain, μελάνυδρος, καλλιρέεθρος, Il.16.3, Od.10.107, cf. Pi.P.1.39,al., Pl.Phd.112c, etc.; opp. φρέαρ (q.v.), Hdt.4.120, Th.2.48; “ἐμπλησαμένη τὴν ὑδρίαν . . ἀπὸ κρήνηςAr.Lys.328; “κ. οἴνουE.Ba.707; “ὀμνύω . . κράνας καὶ ποταμούςSIG 527.34 (Dreros, iii B. C.): poet. in pl., for water, S.OC686, Ant.844 (both lyr.); κρηνῶν ἐπιμελητής, title of official at Athens, IG22.338.11, Arist.Ath.43.1, cf. Pl.Lg.758e, Arist.Pol.1321b26, OGI483.159 (Pergam.).
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    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 43.1
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 707
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.120
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.3
    • Plato, Laws, 758e
    • Plato, Phaedo, 112c
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 844
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 686
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.107
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 328
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.48
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