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ANTHEIA (Ἄνθεια: Eth. Ἀνθεύς).


A town in Messenia, mentioned by Homer (Hom. Il. 9.151), who gives it the epithet Βαθυγείμων, supposed by later writers to be the same as Thuria, though some identified it with Asine. (Strab. viii. p.360; Paus. 4.31.1; Leake, Morea, vol. i. p. 453.)


A town in Troezene, founded by Anthes. (Paus. 2.30.8; Steph. B. sub voce




A town on the Hellespont, founded by the Milesians and Phocaeans. (Steph. B. sub voce Eustath. ad Hom. p. 743, 22.)

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    • Homer, Iliad, 9.151
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.30.8
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.31.1
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