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Barbosthenes
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(Βαρβοσθένης; Barbosthénēs). Mountain, 14.8 km from Sparta, where  Nabis was defeated by Philopoemen in 192 BC (Liv. 35,27,13; 30,9 incorrect Barnosthenem), perhaps an eastward continuation of the  Olympus in the  Parnon near Vresthena or Varvitsa.

Bibliography

C. Bursian, Geogr. von Griechenland 2, 1868, 117 n. 1

A. Forbiger, Hdb. [in titles] der Alten Geogr. 3, 1877, 679 n. 77.

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Barbosthenes”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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