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*Eu)/nomos), a cithara-player of Locri, in Italy. One of the strings of his cithara being broken (so runs the tale) in a musical contest at the Pythian games, a cicada perched on the instrument, and by its notes supplied the deficiency. Strabo tells us there was a statue of Eunomus at Locri, holding his cithara with the cicada, his friend in need, upon it. (Strab. vi. p.260; Casaub. ad loc. ; Clem. Alex. Protrept. i.; comp. Ael. NA 5.9.)


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