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(Γυμνιάς; Gymniás, Xen. An. 4,7,19). Large, heavily populated and affluent town of the Skythēnoí on the left bank of the Harpasus (modern Çoruh su), at the location of or near modern Bayburt.


O. Lendle, Kommentar zu Xenophons Anabasis, 1995, 270-272.

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Plontke-Lüning, Annegret (Jena), “Gymnias”, 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 22 October 2018 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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