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(Βοῦρα; Boûra). One of the 12 cities of Achaea. Hill settlement (Hdt. 1,145; Pol. 2,41), 40 stades from the sea (Str. 8,7,5). Destroyed by an earthquake in 373 BC, B. continued to exist, however, and had temples and sanctuaries at the time of Paus. (7.25.8f.). Two locations are discussed: the villages of Kastro [1; 2; 3] and Mamusia  on either side of the Buraïkos.
1 E. Meyer, Peloponnesische Wanderungen, 1939, 133-140
2 Id., Neue Pelopo…
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Lafond, Yves (Bochum),
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 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e221730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510