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(Ἀσωπός; Asōpós).

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[1] Small river, flowing to the north out of the Oete range

Small river, flowing to the north out of the  Oete range. Before flowing into the plains of Heraclea and Trachis, it forms a deep gorge, passable only in summer (c. 2.5 km in length, up to 200 m deep, with a width of 6 m at the entrance, and about 30 m at the exit). At the time of the Persian Wars, …

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Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim), Funke, Peter (Münster), Lienau, Cay (Münster) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Asopus”, 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 02 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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