(Ἴσμαρος; Ísmaros). Town located in Ciconia in south-eastern Thrace, near Maronea (Str. 7 fr. 44) or identical with it (schol. Hom. Od. 9,39f.). As an ally of Troy, I. was destroyed by Odysseus (Hom. Il. 2,846; schol. Hom. Od. 9,40). According to Archilochus, a well-known wine-growing area (Archil. fr. 2 W.). Later mentioned, e.g. in Verg. Aen. 10,381 and Prop. 3,12,25.
J. Wiesner, Die Thraker, 1963, 16f., 44.
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Schulte-Altedorneburg, Jörg (Marburg),
Brill’s New Pauly
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