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Charadra
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(χαράδρα; charádra). Generic Greek term for non-perennial streams or rivers, or deeply eroded valleys and gorges (Italian torrente, Modern Greek rhevma) [1]. Attic inscriptions of the  Poletai, especially mining leases, mention many charadrai [2].

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[1] Major river in northern Attica

Major river in northern Attica, springing from the north-eastern foot of the Parnes and flowing into the plain of Marathon; also …

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Charadra”, 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 15 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e231350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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