"Of the Harbor." Also Limenites (Λιμενιτης), Limentis (Λιμενῖτις) and Limenoscopus (Λιμενόσκοπος), i.e. the protector or superintendent of the harbor, occurs as a surname of several divinities, such as Zeus,1 Artemis,2 Aphrodite,3 Priapus,4 and of Pan.5



  1. Callimachus. Fragments, 114 (2nd ed. Bentl.).
  2. Callimachus. Hymn to Artemis, 259.
  3. Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 34.11; Servius on Virgil's Aeneid i, 724.
  4. Palatine Anthology x, 1, 7.
  5. Palatine Anthology x, 10.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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