Acanthus   - in ancient sources @

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  Acanthus   of Laconia - victor in the long race at the Olympic games, 720 B.C.
Euseb]:Chron_195 ers were naked; the winner was Acanthus of Laconia. 16th

  Acanthus 2   - a town of Chalcidice, on the peninsula leading to Mt. Athos.
Wikipedia entry     ☆ DARE (map)
Aelian:NA_13.20   ** and the isthmus of Acanthus where the canal which
Athen_5.217   tatement of Nicomedes of Acanthus; and he reigned forty-on
Callim:Epigr_11   & [11] & Here Saon of Acanthus, son of Dicon, sleeps
Plin:HN_4.38   side of the isthmus, Acanthus, Stagira, Sithone, Heraclea, and
Polyaen_6.54.1   tus. Amphiretus of Acanthus was captured by pirates, and

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