- an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 b.c.
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Phryne served as a model to Praxiteles, for his Venus of Cnidus.
Eudoxus of Cnidus, a famous astronomer and physician of the 4th century B. C.Meditations
Cnidus and Halicarnassus on the coast were colonized by Dorians.
Cnidus lay on the western edge of a long and narrow promontory.The History of Antiquity
At Teuthea in Achaea she was worshipped as the goddess of the woodland pasture, and at Cnidus as the nurturer of the hyacinth.The Sacred Tree
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- an ancient Greek city in SW Asia Minor: famous for its school of medicine
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