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Journal: Classical Antiquity
Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (2): 147–188.
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...