[nos-uh s, kuh-nos-]
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Examples from the Web for cnossus
Cnossus was also assigned as the site of the labyrinth in which the Minotaur was confined.
Lactantius, who copied from him, says, that it was at Cnossus in Crete.
You are sailing to Rome (you tell me) to obtain the post of Governor of Cnossus.The Golden Sayings of Epictetus
He was king of the island ( ), and he reigned, at the age of nine years only ( ), in Cnossus over the five nations.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3
W. E. Gladstone
Gortyna was, next to Cnossus, the largest and most powerful city of Crete.
- a variant spelling of Knossos
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