A surname of Athena, under which she had a sanctuary on Mount Pontinus, near Lerna in Argolis. The name was traced by the Greeks to the Egyptians, among whom Athena was said to have been called Sais.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 36 in fin.; comp. Herodotus, ii, 175; Tzetzes on Lycrophron, 111.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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