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Locri, Locris
(4,613 words)

(Λοκροί, Λοκρίς; Lokroí, Lokrís).

[1] Region in Greece

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A. Geography

Locris comprised two regions in central Greece, separated from one another by two mountain ranges ( Parnassus, Callidromus and the valley of the Cephis(s)us): 1) Western L. with the plain south of the Gavia Pass from Amphissa to the Gulf of Corinth, bordered by the slopes of Parnassus and Corax; it extended to the west in a narrow coastal strip across the promontory Antirrhium and bordered on Aetolia, Doris, Phocis, Delphi and the hierà chṓra of …

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Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan), Musti, Domenico (Rome) and Del Monaco, Lavinio (Rome), “Locri, Locris”, 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 30 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e709160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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