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Arachthus
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(Ἄραχθος; Árachthos). Greatest river of southern  Epirus (also Ἄραθθος, Ἄρατθος; Áraththos, Áratthos CEG 1,145; BMC Corinth 107; Str. 7,7,8; Dionysius Calliphontus 42); rises near the Molossi on the Lacmon (Pindus); navigable from its mouth on the Gulf of Ambracia to  Ambracia. Shifting river-bed in its lower reaches from ancient times [1].

Bibliography

1 P. N. Doukellis, É. Fouache, in: BCH 116, 1992, 375-382

2 N. G. L. Hammond, Epirus, 1967

3 Philippson/Kirsten 2, 115-121.

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Arachthus”, 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 24 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e131100>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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