Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography/Athama'ntius Campus

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ATHAMA'NTIUS CAMPUS (Άθαμάντιον πεδίον). 1. A plain in Boeotia, between Acraephimn and the lake Copais, where Athamas was said to have formerly dwelt. (Pans. ix. 24. § 1; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. ii. p. 306.) 2. A plain in Phthiotis, in Thessaly, round Halus or Alus, so called from Athamas, the founder of Halus. (Apoll. Rhod. ii. 514; Etym. M. s. v.; Leake, Ibid. vol. iv. p. 337.)