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Baphyras
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(Βαφύρας; Baphýras). River in Pieria, rising at Mount Olympus, then named Helicon, and discharging into the Aegean east of Dion. After an underground run of about 5 km, it continued above ground, and was navigable from Dion (Paus. 9,30,8).

Bibliography

N. G. L. Hammond, A History of Macedonia 1, 1972, 125.

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Errington, Robert Malcolm (Marburg/Lahn), “Baphyras”, 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 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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