Helicon - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a mountain in Boeotia, Greece
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his hall and went to the Heliconian village of the Ascraea
seen by Ennius on Mount Helicon in a dream, was the sourc
Parnassus [mistake for Helicon] ; Homer said that his
(c. 200-150) s land to be sacred to the Heliconian Muses, for
are assigned to dwell on Helicon where the trees grow tall
ell on the snow-swept crags of Helicon. Sing in honour of
then they retreated to Helicon, and made a truce with
(c. 250) atrical contest on Helikon, dedicated to the Muses,
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