Limnae

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Limnae (Ancient Greek: ) was an ancient Greek[1] city located in Thrace, located in the region of the Thracian Chersonesos.

Another Limnae was a place on the border between Messenia and Laconia.[2]

Another Limnae held the oldest shrine of Dionysus at Athens.[3][4]

Another Limnae was a district of the ancient city of Sparta.[5]

Another Limnae was a city in Pisidia, which, as well as being called Λίμναι (genitive Λιμνῶν, as in πόλις Λιμνῶν, city of Limnae), was also called Λιμέναι (Limenae) and Λυμναία (Lymnaea).[6] It has been identified with modern Gaziri,[7] where there is a wall-surrounded island in Lake Hoyran called Limenia housing ruins that include those of a temple of Artemis.[8][9] The Greek word Λίμναι means lakes or marshes.[10] The Pisidian Limnae was an episcopal see, now listed in the Annuario Pontificio as a titular see.[7]

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