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Menios (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Oct 26, 2023 09:34 PM History
A tributary of the Peneios river that Pausanias places in the town of Elis (between an old theater and a shrine of Dionysus abutting the agora). Due to flood control and other subsequent interventions in the landscape of the site, the river's precise location cannot be determined today. The Menios is the river Herakles is said to have diverted to clean the Augean stables.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/573369

37.8405735637, 21.4900787275
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unlocated, river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 Menios fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: in Elis town, stream of Peneios


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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Scott Smith, Rosemary Selth, Jeffrey Becker, Greta Hawes, and Tom Elliott, 'Menios (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/573369> [accessed: 04 March 2024]

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