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(Ἀδάμας; Adámas).

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[1] Thracian (4th cent. BC)

Thracian, who in the 370s BC seceded from Cotys (Aristot. Pol. 5,10,1311b). The identification with A. in IG XII 5,245 is doubtful (SEG 34, 1984, 856).

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[2] River of India on the Gulf of Bengal

A river of India on the Gulf of Bengal mentioned only in Ptol. 7,1,17; 41, identical with the current Subarna rekha. The name means ‘River of Diamonds’. Inland, to this day th…

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Peter, Ulrike (Berlin) and Renger, Johannes (Berlin), “Adamas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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