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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352147–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.147
Published: 01 October 2016
... Mediterranean world. We review the scientific facts that underlie Greek and Roman accounts of karstic terrain in observation-based discourse and in myths, and we demonstrate that the Greek words barathron (pit), limnē (lake), koilos (hollow), and dinē (whirling current) are used with precision in observational...
Classical Antiquity. 2015; 341121–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2015.34.1.121
Published: 01 April 2015