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Caystru pedion
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[1] River plain of the Caystrus

(Καΰστρου/Καΰστριον πεδίον; Kaÿ́strou/Kaÿ́strion pedion). River plain of the  Caystrus [1] from the plain of Kilbis on the upper course of the river (Κιλβιανὸν πεδίον, Str. 13,4,13; Steph. Byz. s.v. Assos) to the west; on its middle or rather lower course was the Ἄσιος λειμών (Ásios leimṓn; ‘Asian meadow’) with flocks of wild geese, cranes, and swans (Hom. Il. 2,461; Cic. Orat. 163; Str. 14,1,45). Mount Tmolus afforded a view on …

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Kaletsch, Hans (Regensburg) and Drew-Bear, Thomas (Lyon), “Caystru pedion”, 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 17 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e611430>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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