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(Ὕπιος; Hýpios).

[German version]

[1] River in Asia Minor

(Hyp(p)ius). River, modern Melen Çayı, which flows from Lake Daphnusis (modern Efteni Gölü) to the Black Sea; the upper reaches of the H. are identical to the Küçük Melen Çayı (differently [1]).

[German version]

[2] Mountain range in Asia Minor

(Hypius mons). Mountains north of  Prusias on the H. (Plin. HN 5,148; differently [1]).


1 L. Robert, A travers l'Asie Mineure, 1980,…

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Hypius”, 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 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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