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(ᾘών; Ēiṓn).

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[1] City on the left shore of the Strymon

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(ἡ ἐπὶ Στρυμόνι). City on the left shore of the Strymon, harbour of Amphipolis (Thuc. 1,98; Dem. Or. 12,23; 23,199), archaeological traces near Ofrini (Greece). Phoenix is said to have been buried there by Neoptolemus (Lycoph. 417 with schol.).…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Zahrnt, Michael (Kiel), “Eion”, 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 26 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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