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Ancient literary sources (3)

Strabo

Graea

He places it near Oropos and some say that it is Tanagra (9,2,10).


Perseus Encyclopedia

Graea

Name of woman and of Tanagra.


Pausanias

Graea

Name of woman and of Tanagra.The people of Tanagra say that their founder was Poemander, the son of Chaeresilaus, the son of Iasius, the son of Eleuther, who, they say, was the son of Apollo by Aethusa, the daughter of Poseidon. It is said that Poemander married Tanagra, a daughter of Aeolus. But in a poem of Corinna she is said to be a daughter of Asopus. There is a story that, as she reached extreme old age, her neighbors ceased to call her by this name, and gave the name of Graea (old woman), first to the woman herself, and in course of time to the city. The name, they say, persisted so long that even Homer says in the Catalogue. Later, however, it recovered its old name.Later, however, it recovered its old name.


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