(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.
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),
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 23 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212580>
First published online: 2006
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