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Ancient literary sources (3)

Perseus Encyclopedia


Place in Argolis, Lycurgus at, Herakles cuts himself a club at, the lion at, killed by Herakles, the Seven against Thebes at.



And here too, between Cleonae and Phlius, are Nemea and the sacred precinct in which the Argives are wont to celebrate the Nemean Games, and the scene of the myth of the Nemean lion, and the village Bembina.

Diodorus Siculus

Battle of Nemea

The battle took place along the river Nemea,1 lasting until nightfall, and parts of both armies had the advantage, but of the Lacedaemonians and their allies eleven hundred men fell, while of the Boeotians and their allies about twenty-eight hundred.

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