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Chalastra
(91 words)

(Χαλάστρα; Chalástra).

[German version]

[1] City at the mouth of the Axius

City at the mouth of the Axius (Str. 7 fr. 20; 23; cf. Hdt. 7,123), identified by Hecataeus as belonging to Thrace (Steph. Byz. s.v.). The population was recruited for the foundation of Thessalonica (Str. 7 fr. 21). Not located.

Bibliography

F. Papazoglou, Les villes de Macédoine, 1988, 199.

[German version]

[2] Lake

Natron-bearing lake, probably near the town of the same name (Steph. Byz. s.v…

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Errington, Robert Malcolm (Marburg/Lahn), “Chalastra”, 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 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e231080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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