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Cyrrhus
(465 words)

(Κύρρος; Kýrrhos).

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[1] Macedonian city

Macedonian city near the modern Aravissos between Pella and Edessa, existed already in the 5th cent. BC (Thuc. 2,100,1); was to be the site of one of the gigantic temples supposedly planned by Alexander the Great (Diod. Sic. 18,4,5); half-finished partial structures in an ancient quarry near C. could be connected with this intended construction project [1]. An unpublished inscription (cf…

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Errington, Robert Malcolm (Marburg/Lahn) and Gerber, Jörg (Bochum), “Cyrrhus”, 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 09 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e627040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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