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Halimus or Halimous (Ancient Greek: Ἁλιμοῦς) was a deme of ancient Athens, said to have been so called from τὰ ἅλιμα, sea-weeds,[1] was situated on the coast between Phalerum and Aexone,[2] at the distance of 35 stadia from the city of Athens.[3] It had temples of Demeter and Core,[4] and of Heracles.[5] Halimus was the deme of Thucydides the historian.

The site of Halimus is located north of modern Ag. Kosmas.[6][7]
References

Etym. M. s.v.
Strabo. Geographica. ix. p.398. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
Dem. c. Eubulid. p. 1302
Pausanias. Description of Greece. 1.31.1.
Dem. c. Eubulid. pp. 1314, 1319
Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 59, and directory notes accompanying.

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Attica". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

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