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CE´ADAS (Κεάδας) or CAE´ADAS(Καιάδας) was a deep cavern or chasm, like the Barathron at Athens, into which the Spartans were accustomed to thrust persons condemned to death. (Thuc. 1.134; Strab. viii. p.367; Paus. 4.18.4; Suidas, s. v. Βάραθρον, Καιάδας, Κεάδας.


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    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.18.4
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.134
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