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Festivals for gods and gods' deeds


Ellotia (Hellotia). A festival of the same name was celebrated in Crete in honour of Europa. The hellotis, from which the festival derived its name, was, according to Seleucus, a myrtle garland twenty cubits in circumference, which was carried about in the procession at the festival of the Ellotia.

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