River in the Ukraine
River in the Ukraine (modern Bug). According to Hdt. 4,47,52 it flows from west to east, next to Ister (Danube) and Tyras (Dniestr) the third of the Scythian rivers that flows to the Pontus. Further sources: Hdt. 4,17,18; Skymni periegesis V. 804 (= GGM 1,229); Str. 2,107; 7, 298; 306; Ptol. 3,5,2; Anonymi periplus Ponti Euxini 60 (= GGM 1,417); Steph. Byz. s.v. Borysthenes; Mela 2,6; Plin. HN 4,83f.