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date: 09 December 2022

Basilelocked

Basilelocked

  • Emily Kearns

Extract

A cult figure worshipped in Athens and elsewhere in Attica. Her city shrine was held in common with *Neleus and (probably later) *Codrus, and as her name suggests one of her ‘meanings’ may have been that of sovereignty, especially perhaps in connection with the claim of Athens to Ionian primacy. Nothing is known of her mythology.

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  • Greek Myth and Religion

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