Naxos or Naxus (Ancient Greek: Νάχος) was an ancient town of Crete, according to the Scholiast (ad Pind. Isth. vi. 107) celebrated for its whetstones. Some classicists have doubted the existence of this city. The islands Crete and Naxos were famed for their whetstones (Plin. xxxvi. 22; xviii. 28), hence the confusion.
- Suda, under Νάχος.
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- The Numismatic Chronicle. Royal Numismatic Society. 1948-01-01.
- Evans, Sir Arthur; Brown, Ann Cynthia (2001-01-01). Arthur Evans's travels in Crete, 1894-1899. Archaeopress. ISBN 9781841712819.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.