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Lethaeus river

GORTYS (Ancient city) HERAKLIO

Lethaeus (Lethaios, Strab. x. p. 478; Ptol. iii. 17. ยง 4; Eustath. ad Hon. Il. ii. 646; Solin. 17; Vib. Seq. 13), the large and important river which watered the plain of Gortyna in Crete, now the Malogniti.


KNOSSOS (Minoan settlement) CRETE
In earlier times Cnossus was called Caeratus, bearing the same name as the river which flows past it. (Strabo 10.4.8)

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