Celadon (river)

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The Celadon is a mythological river of Arcadia crossed by Heracles in pursuit of the Hind of Ceryneia, according to Pindar: it is mentioned by Strabo. Pausanias names it the Celadus and states that it is a tributary of the Alpheus.

In Homer's Iliad it is described as being under the walls of Pheia, not far from the river Iardanus, on the borders of Pylos:[1] Ereuthalion was killed by Nestor here.


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  • John Lemprière (1823). A classical dictionary: containing a copious account of all the proper names mentioned in ancient authors (12th ed.). Printed for T. Cadell. p. 166.