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" This statue was made of olive-wood, and was said to have fallen down from heaven. Here was the sacred olive-tree, which Athena called forth from the earth in her contest with Poseidon for the possession of Attica; here also was the well of salt water... "
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Abacaenum-Hytanis. 1854 - Page 275
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Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Describing the Ionian Islands, the ...

John Murray (Firm) - Greece - 1854 - 460 pages
...Another set of traditions represented Erechtheus as the god Poseidon. " The foundation of the Erechthemn is thus connected with the origin of the Athenian...contained a separate sanctuary of Athena Polias, in which the statue of the goddess was placed, and a separate sanctuary of Pandrosus, the only one of the sisters...
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A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest, with ...

Sir William Smith - Greece - 1854 - 632 pages
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt-water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called the temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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A history of Greece, from the earliest times to the Roman conquest

sir William Smith - 1854
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt-water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called the temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest, with ...

Sir William Smith - Greece - 1855 - 670 pages
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt-water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called the temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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Smaller History of Greece: To the Roman Conquest

Sir William Smith - 1860
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called the temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest

Sir William Smith, Cornelius Conway Felton - Greece - 1860 - 670 pages
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt-water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called the temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Describing the Ionian Islands ...

John Murray (Firm) - Greece - 1872 - 505 pages
...which Athena called forth from the earth in her contest with Poseidon for the possession of Attic« ; here also was the well of salt water which Poseidon...contained a separate sanctuary of Athena Polias, in which the statue of the goddess was plaoed, and a separate sanctuary of randrosus, the only one of the sisters...
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A Smaller History of Greece

William Smith - 1872
...the earth in her contest with Poseidon, and also the well of salt water which Poseidon produced by a stroke of his trident, the impression 'of which was seen upon the rock. The building was also called ihe temple of Athena Polias, because it contained a separate sanctuary...
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Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Allusions - 1881 - 584 pages
...was made of olive-wood, and was said to have fallen down from heaven. Here was the sacred olive-tree, which Athena called forth from the earth in her contest...upon the rock ; and here, lastly, was the tomb of Oecrops as well as that of Ercchtbeus. . . . The form of the Erechtheium differs from every other known...
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Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Allusions - 1881 - 584 pages
...also was the well of salt water which Poseidon produced by the stroke of his triJent, Ihe impulsion of which was seen upon the rock ; and here, lastly, was the tomb of Cccrops as well as that of Erechthcus. . . . The form of the Erechtheium differs from every other kno_wn...
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